[Announce] Intel and Nokia announce open source telephony project (oFono)

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue May 12 04:55:00 CEST 2009

max wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 6:37 AM, Lorn Potter <lpotter at trolltech.com> wrote:
>> Levy wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 20:08, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
>>> <mickey at vanille-media.de> wrote:
>>>> Yeah,
>>>> that's pretty sad. They should have picked FSO or even Pyneo or at least
>>>> something that is already in development for quite a while. This way it looks
>>>> like NIH syndrome.
>>> Someone is trying to make they use Pyneo on #ofone channel right now.
>> I seriously doubt Nokia would ever have python on a Symbian device, especially on S40.
> Actually, Nokia is quite pro-Python. Check out these links for more info.
> http://opensource.nokia.com/projects/pythonfors60/
> http://wiki.opensource.nokia.com/projects/PyS60_extensions

Let me rephrase that then. I doubt Nokia will ever ship python on a Symbian device.
Just because someone started an open source project within Nokia, doesn't mean it will ship in a

> Btw, an S60 device runs on the Symbian OS. An S40 device does not.

I stand corrected.

> ( Btw, Nokia is pro-Ruby as well :-) . However, Ruby on Symbian is not
> as mature as Py60 is. Read more at:
> http://developer.symbian.com/main/community/open_source_projects/ruby/index.jsp
> )
> - Ajith Hussain,
> Senior Software Engineer, Devices R&D, Nokia
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Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Qt Software R&D, Nokia Pty Ltd

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