Weekly Engineering News 39 & 40/2008
thomas at gstaedtner.net
Sat Oct 11 22:01:27 CEST 2008
On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 3:19 AM, "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)"
<mail at 3v1n0.net>wrote:
> Holger Freyther ha scritto:
> > On Thursday 09 October 2008 18:04:12 Marco Trevisan (Treviño) wrote:
> >> Marek Lindner wrote:
> >>> - Openmoko is going to fund freesmartphone.org and treat it as a
> >>> complement to freedesktop.org. FSO defines an API which makes it
> >>> to develop applications on top of it and provides a reference
> >>> implementation.
> >>> [CUT]
> >>> - One of the major features in the next Openmoko software release
> >>> (Om2009) will be "FSO-compliant". Meaning that software that builds
> >>> the FSO APIs will be able to run on the next major release.
> >> I knew something about this, but which will be the phone and PIM stack?
> > I don't know. FSO is primarily API and it comes with a nice sample
> > implementation. So there would be nothing to prevent a Qtopia
> > of this API.
> > Possible scenariois:
> > 1.)
> > - Paroli comes and we just provide a way to migrate Qtopia data to
> > (addressbook, messages)
> I'm for this one! :)
> > I would say be prepared to replace the Qtopia usage with FSO. So have
> > abstractions where Qtopia is used so you can switch that to FSO.
> I do agree... But as said it's very important to provide a compatible
> PIM stack (migrating is good but not the best if people would like to
> have a dual-boot [multi-boot] keeping its data - I'm doing this actually
> between Qtopia and Om2008, and losing it would be bad).
Compatibility makes only sense if the other solution is good and doesn't
Don't know about the Qtopia PIM stack, so I can't say if it makes sense or
Btw.: there also was the PIM project in GSoC. I'm sure there will be some
results published soon.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the devel