OpenMoko application as Final Year Project

Evgeny Ginzburg Nad.Oby at
Mon Oct 1 07:45:43 CEST 2007

Florian Bottke wrote:
>> Hi everybody!
> Hi Sebastian,
>> I'm a student from Germany doing my last year in England, 
>> Staffordshire University. To finish my studies I have to do a project, 
>> that has not done before, and of course I have to do it on my own. So 
>> when I stumbled across OpenMoko I thought it would be a great idea to 
>> write a application for it.
>> It's a little bit different for me to work out an good idea so I'm 
>> asking you if anyone has got an idea what kind of application would be 
>> a must-have or a pretty nice one for a OpenMoko phone, but is not jet 
>> implemented.
>> thx and have a nice day,
>> Sebastian
> I think a great and must have application is a eBook reader program
> which, can read different formats for example: PDF, Text, Open Document
> Text (odt), HTML, Palm Databases/PalmDOC (pdb), RTF and Microsoft Word.
> A plugin interface to add new formats would be nice.
It might be easy to port pybookreader (russian)
to OM platform, python is already here, the program GTK+ based, supports 
many formats (not PDF), it little bit outdated (last version a year 
ago). but app is already here.

Best regards

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