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Author: Pavel Machek
To: Merlijn Wajer
CC: maemo-leste
Old-Topics: Re: [maemo-leste] Leste UI porting for N900
Subject: Re: [maemo-leste] Leste UI porting for N900

> > Anyone know how much work (aprox.) would be involved? I'd really like to
> > get calls and sms working.
> It depends a bit on the route we take. On the N900, as Pavel said, sms
> works, phone call audio needs work to sound OK / at all, but that is not
> UI work.
> For the UI, we will have to try to mimic (somewhat) what Fremantle does,
> and leverage the Telepathy and rtcom-eventlogger frameworks. The former
> is pretty standardised and does work with sms/calls to some degree on
> our devices already (albeit with some manual setup), the latter we still
> have to work on.
> We're aiming to use gtk2 initially for our UI, because of it's low
> footprint and hildon port, but maybe switch to Qt5 if it becomes too
> cumbersome to write. We could either take inspiration directly from the
> Fremantle UI binaries, or try to come up with something ourselves.
> Neither is trivial, but with persistence, quite achievable. If you have
> experience with C/GTK or C++/Qt5, we could use your help for sure.
> But there is more work to be done than just UI work, as well, is what
> I'm trying to say.

If you want to play with device where the non-UI parts are already
done, Motorola Droid 4 or PinePhone might be good targets.

Best regards,