Review of Om2009 release 4 & freerunner recall

Risto H. Kurppa risto at
Mon Jun 8 16:32:34 CEST 2009

Great, thanks for reporting allt his and it's great to hear you think
it's the most stable release :)

Could you please report the bugs to
so they will not be forgotten in the mail archives but are ironed out!

Some comments inline:

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Paul<paultsai at> wrote:
> I wanted to point out a couple of things.
> 1. Previously I complained about the buzz issue.  I just got an email
> notifying that my Freerunner has a hardware defect and they are doing a
> recall to rectify the situation.  I have a a5 hardware revision.  If this
> really is the problem, then this complaint may be moot.

Yep, A5 has the buzz issue (and the badness depends on the GSM frequencies)

> 4. The UI seems sluggish, typing, bringing up menus, etc.

The latest unstable has some great updates there waiting to be
released as testing image :

> 6. (parolli) Call Log/SMS does not elegantly handle the prepended 1 in phone
> numbers.  This causes contacts without the prepended 1 to not be associated.

I think this is reported in trac somewhere.. I hope it'll be fixed soon..

> This release is a good start.  When these bugs are ironed out, it'll be a
> great foundation to build an app library on.


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