New Android prebuild version ready

Michael Trimarchi trimarchi at
Thu Jan 15 19:01:39 CET 2009


Marco Trevisan (Treviño) wrote:
> Cédric Berger wrote:
>> Does "Home" action work ?
>> I ask because software keyboard "Home" did not, and because of this
>> discussion :
>> In terms of usablitiy I think "Home" action would better be mapped on
>> "Aux" long press. (and "back" only on release after short press). (and
>> it is also what Aux" long press does in Qtopia)
> I do agree. Long AUX press should be used as Home.
> I'd suggest to use also this Phone.apk version [1].
> As stated here [2], it simply contains also an hack to use the power
> (menu) button to answer to a call.
> I've tried it and it works quite well, you've just to press the power
> button for something like 500ms to send the "answer" code; if you
> release it too early you send the call in background but (and you can
> take it back using the notification bar) but it's an huge improvement
> against the current way (Press power -> [switch to "phone keypad"] ->
> press green phone).
> Maybe you could ask the author (Yann neveu) his original patch, but I
> figure that it's quite easy to write...
> [1]
> [2]
Can you please add comment in the blog too with mode details. I find 
this solution
looking throw the code and I don't a lot of thing on the android stuff. 
If I find problem I try to fix.
Maybe can be a good thing add all good and bad stuff of the currently 


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