michael at openmoko.org
Tue Sep 16 11:31:51 CEST 2008
Sorry I haven't written much - I'm trying to recover from a rather
catastrophic laptop failure. I'm limping now on an old disk.
This is great. How did you find the time to compile all of this?
Thanks for doing this.
Minh Ha Duong wrote:
> Hi all, and especially Michael,
> Here is a list of topics, if someone wants to check for ommisions , add a
> summary sentence under each point and add links, we could issue a community
> update soon. I think it's an interesting angle to cross post to and from all
> lists, because each of us is only on a small part of the community.
> Software and distributions:
> - Dale's DFU script started
> - FDOM started
> - Gentoo started
> - Several classic games ported: Duke Nukem 3D, Battle for Wesnoth
> - Debian fso-pkg team is getting full steam ahead
> - Qtopia 4.3.2 released
> - Google SoC projects released: gestures (includes autorotates the screen !),
> News from the git:
> - The html access to downloads.openmoko.org that provided 2007.2 has been
> - 2008.8 + daily updates is getting better and better, working its way towards
> a bug fix release (milestone tagged 2008.9 in the trac)
> - Om shuffling git branches around is about done, .asu.dev is dead wood now.
> - New "head" development branch is only basesystem+installer (no phone stack
> preloaded, even less applications)
> - FSO Milestone 3 released
> - Planned architecture for next release is Tichy + Paroli + framework .
> Documentation team:
> - Redesigned wiki Main page in time for the Digg day
> - Deleting lots of old/unused wiki pages
> - Introduced wiki navigation boxes, working on categories
> - Learning to use Widimedia. Postponed CSS revision, wondering how to deal
> with multilinguism better
> - More blog added to the planet
> Notable fixes :
> - GPS TTFF bug was fixed soon after launch (what happens to the first batch
> units then, is there a way / necessity to do the hardware fix ?)
> - Keyboard choices in 2008.2 explained
> - Workaround found for suspend corrupts SD card partition table (??? Slow the
> GLAmo clock ???)
> - Echo cancelation turned on in TI chip (is that undocumented function in ?)
> Most discussed bugs:
> - Using Bluetooth headset is still impossible/hard to do
> - Sound is still awfully complicated (alsa.state remains black magic)
> - Power management: progress but still far from goal of autonomy in days (full
> discharge vs. forced load issue, LEDs and buttons use model still in flux,
> charging while off, fine-grained subsystems sleep...)
> - Repeated messages on the mailing lists
> - The trac is getting to over Bug reports quality
> - community-repository is slow to take off: orrery, diversity-wifi, mofi,
> moko-sudoku, comic-reader, only omview added.
> - A classified section has been started to sell/buy on the wiki
> - Position offer for X dev (if still valid)
> - The Paris meeting was a big success with ~80 attendees.
> - FreeRunners still seem to sell like hotcakes, they are frequently out of
> Okay, back to my real work now,
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