Where do I discuss these Ideas??
aditya.g8 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 21:45:19 CEST 2009
I love the idea. Its amazing, but I'm more of a simple c programmer, need to
learn c++ and python. Have started it, but my job spares me just one day a
Anyways I'll try and putin more Idea's and more than that Implement a
Thanks a lot guys for all the response, really a moral booster.
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 9:15 PM, Pieter Colpaert <freepage at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like your ideas too and I'd like to share my possible future project
> too ;):
> BASH-LIKE PHONE
> An openmoko distribution which uses FSO. The interface is just a shell
> with on top of it a transparent keyboard (something like the
> You can dail like this:
> pieterc at myphone$ dail +3248...... <RET>
> or a contact:
> pieterc at myphone$ dail hom<tab> <RET> # = pieterc phone home
> dail should be a python/bash/... script using the FSO api.
> other easy to use commands I can think of:
> * addcontact contact #number# -group "friends"
> * whereami (returns gsm locations and searches for cityname close to
> * sendtext "come home for dinner" son1 # sends sms to son1 (again with
> * wakemeup 7:30
> * tail /var/mail #to read last text-messages
> bash-commands or commands you're used to:
> ls,cd,grep,awk,tail, ps, date, ...
> and some ported apps:
> * nethack (yes, the game)
> * links/lynx,
> * emacs (with erc)
> * fortune (I like fortune a lot.)
> * ...
> I think it's extremely easy and fun to develop this idea. It would make
> a perfect unix-lover-phone. We could hack on gnu bash to accomplish the
> auto completion for contacts and other stuff.
> On Fri, 2009-10-09 at 15:27 +0300, Risto H. Kurppa wrote:
> > Awesome ideas! I guess this is the place to discuss these. I've also
> > got some ideas, small changes to improve the usability etc. Some stuff
> > that's distro-dependent, some other stuff.
> > Keep your ideas coming, pick one and show us how it works. It'll
> > encourage the community, to me it looks like the -community list is
> > slowing down, discussing mostly qtmoko-stuff.. So I warmly welcome
> > all creative and crazy ideas!
> > r
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