Dear maemo/meego enthusiasts and Linux lovers, as most of you likely know, Nokia stopped supporting the maemo.org infrastructure at the beginning of the year.
Front Page Jolla reveal strategy, UI and Qt Creator-based SDK at Slush 2012 Jolla is once again foremost in the minds of many mobile OS enthusiasts and open-source aficionados with more information being revealed regarding their strategy and future. The launch of their official website and a slick video partway between a teaser and a product video give a definite sense of progress and should inspire confidence in everyone holding their breath for a product launch.
Today Last week I finally joined the Wikimedia Foundation , with my US visa renewed and all the bureaucratic requirements in place. I work at the Platform Engineering team, reporting to Sumana Harihareswara and having other (remote) neighbors like Guillaume Paumier , Chris McMachon and Andre Klapper (of GNOME & Maemo/MeeGo fame, what a coincidence!). I feel happy.
Dear Maemo Community, As long-time supporters and contributors — and, in all humility, quite honored to be counted among all of you — we, the inaugural Hildon Foundation Board felt it necessary that we put forth an open, public statement about how we feel the “Board” should be considered and engaged with. At this point, the first Board meeting minutes have been published for public review. As we hope you’ll see, it is nothing but the Maemo Community’s best interests that we are concerned with.
gPodder 2.20.2 has been released today, and gPodder 3.3.0 has also been released. Version 2.20.2 is for users of Maemo 4 (N800/N810) and Maemo 5 (N900) and version 3.3.0 is for MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan users (N950/N9).
SD69 have updated bylaws document in order to publish it for community feedback.
Front Page Digia acquires Qt.
Overview With the (unexpected) release of Sviox ‘s HTML widget runtime I thought it about time that I made my own efforts in that direction a bit more public. TizMee is designed to make it possible to run Tizen (and other) apps on MeeGo, supporting general HTML5 apps, apps using Tizen specific APIs and Cordova/PhoneGap apps (with some slight modification). This first early release should support general HTML5 apps fairly well (although there are still a few that have issues), some aspects of the Tizen API (this is by no means complete however) and pretty much all of the Cordova/PhoneGap API.
Meeting held on FreeNode, channel #maemo-meeting ( logs ) Attending: Woody14619, Ivgalvez. SD69 was unavailable due to work. NielDK is on holiday
Meeting held on FreeNode, channel #maemo- meeting (logs http://mg.pov.lt/maemo-meeting-irclog/%23maemo-meeting.2012-06-29.log.html#t2012-06-29T21:09:23 ) Attending: Woody14619, SD69, NielDK, Jaffa Summary of topics (ordered by discussion): Problems in representation CA firestorm and proposals OBS progress and status Movement on self-sustaining AI review, other topics. Topic 1 (Problems in representation) There has been dispute over personal actions for a few weeks now. Given Estel’s offer in June 15th meeting , proposal is made to remove Chair from Estel