MC Navi released
openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 4 12:11:59 CET 2010
On Thursday 04 March 2010, Neil Jerram wrote:
> So that left me thinking:
> - given that gpsd already existed, and appears to Just Work on the FR,
> I wonder why FSO decided to write ogpsd + fso-gpsd from scratch?
FSO is a collection of dbus protocols. gpsd at that time did not have a dbus
interface. freedesktop.org already has a dbus protocol called gypsy, intended
for devices such as ours. Adopting the gypsy protocol was an obvious choice at
the time, but the world has moved on.
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