[Om2009] a community effort

Johny Tenfinger seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Sat May 16 10:35:03 CEST 2009

Community: if you want to write some opimd support (for instance in
Paroli) or improve opimd itself, please contact me. It was hard to
understand everything, but now, after fixing Contacts domain, I think
I can give you some useful knowledge :) I have also few nice and
helpful python test scrips. I'm going to post them on maillist soon.

Right now we have working Contacts domain with three backends: SIM,
CSV and SQLite. Now I'm going to work on Messages domain, which ATM
can only read from SIM backend.

People who helped me to fix opimd: Heinervdm (SQLite backend),
mirko-paroli (adding items with SIM backend) and mrmoku (opimd feeded
SHR GUI:[ libframeworkd-phonegui-elf2). I would like to see also you
on this list! :)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

On 5/16/09, Mirko Lindner <mirko at openmoko.org> wrote:
> Hey there,
> A lot has happened over the past couple of months, but most important in
> my mind has been getting OM2009 out into
> the hands of the community. When we set the very limited goals of OM2009
>   we had two goals in mind:
> 1. Give those members of the community who only wanted a daily phone, a
> distro they could use
> 2. Introduce technology that would allow the community to come together
> and improve on these basics
> Community interaction, open development and user driven decision making
> are at the core of Om2009.
> Going forward this will be an effort with the community for the community.
> The help and support I have gotten from the community over the past
> couple of days and weeks has been remarkable and I can see things
> starting to move and slowly coming together. We need more of this!
> I invite you to join the effort to make om2009 with paroli the best
> Om-labeled distribution for the Freerunner.
> How can you help?
> Test the distro, let us know about bugs you find, or even fix them and
> send us patches.
> Tell us about your experiences using om2009, what should we change,
> where can we improve?
> Paroli has come a long way but it still needs a lot of love and
> optimizing, so if you are into python or efl, check out the code from
> git.paroli.org, join #paroli on irc and let's get crackin'. There is
> lots of things to do, opimd needs to be integrated and improved, the UI
> needs polishing, overall speed can be increased etc etc
> More into Chat and email? Feel like writing a jabber/irc/xxx or email
> client that really fits the screen? Or do you know of one? Let's hear
> about it.
> See a list of proposals on:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Om_2009_get_active
> and
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Paroli-issues
> This device has a lot of potential and we are so close to reaching the
> far corners, the kernel is in good shape, the framework is doing great
> and telephony apps such as paroli or the shr suite are steadily improving.
> So, get your Freerunner in shape again. Flash it with a nice current
> distro and let it do what it was meant to do :)
> Let's make Om2009 a community product, something all of us can be proud
> of and say "we did this".
> Regards,
> /Mirko
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