New Phone Project (MiniMoko) : Which functionalities ?

Thomas HOCEDEZ thomas.hocedez at
Thu Oct 7 11:11:11 CEST 2010

On 06/10/2010 17:17, Maksim 'max_posedon' Melnikau wrote:
> On 10/6/10, Thomas HOCEDEZ<thomas.hocedez at>  wrote:
>> So, the first question is : What to add for this project being
>> interresting ? Those will be minimal functions (forget Wimax, 4G,  coffe
>> machines or color printer ...).
> As for me I just want Voice Calls/SMS and thats all.
> Even gprs/3G not important, because I can attach separate dongle
> inside smartbook itself.
> Similar about GPS. Quality of FR's GPS was much worse than in separate
> devices, GPS inside MID might be even worse than in FR, implement nice
> GPS signal in MID could be very hard task. I'll prefer use separate
> GPS dongle.

--> So you wan the ability to plug some dongles on it ...?

>> Second question : Debian is able to run on such a device, but does
>> developpers of other distributions can tell if it would be possible to
>> port their on it ?
> MID is very similar to n900, we can say that SHR "already" supports
> it, similar for all others distros which supports BeagleBoard.
> Touchbook now supported by many OS'es. So it is a question which
> distros have FSO support.
> Andoid also could be a option, especially if AI's "multi-OS" support works nice.
--> And an OS that is commercialy vendor is mandatory for the merketing 
> Maksim
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