[maemo-community] N9 device seeding activity

From: Willie Pretorius willie.pretorius at gmail.com
Date: Thu Apr 19 18:44:27 EEST 2012
On 19-4-2012 17:32, Quim Gil wrote:
> Hi,
> Let's say we could have a nice amount of N9s (*) for a maemo.org 
> centered device seeding activity. I could get them as part of two 
> lines of work where the maemo.org community might want to play a role:
> - Encouraging developers bringing stable & interesting apps to the 
> Nokia Store. There is a source of inspiration at 
> http://www.developer.nokia.com/Community/Wiki/Apps_Missing 
> http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=83333
> - Encouraging developers to port & develop apps to Qt 5, getting 
> familiar and ready for the next big Qt iteration and providing 
> feedback to the developers at http://qt-project.org & 
> http://wiki.qt-project.org/Qt_5_on_Nokia_N9
> If needed, a few devices could be invested in side activities related 
> to these tracks:
> - Improvements in apps infra at maemo.org or the evolution of COBS / 
> apps.formeego.org / etc.
> - Improvements in Qt 5 support in the N9.
> What do you think?
> Ideally Nokia would provide to the community an amount of devices and 
> the infrastructure to deliver them for free to the fortunate 
> developers, using the http://developer.nokia.com infrastructure. The 
> criteria and selection of recipients could be done by the community 
> itself, and I could help wherever needed.
> If you like the idea we can proceed. A good goal would be to have the 
> recipients defined by the end of May, so we can have all the shipments 
> during the first days of June. The closest we get to July the easier 
> will be to get hit by Summer holidays delays.
> (*) I can't 100% confirm a number today but let's say 100 N9s and 
> (surprise surprise) the last batch of sealed N950s I know about (just 
> a few units).
> -- 
> Quim
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Hi Quim, This is a really excellent idea!

Vriendelike groete/Vriendelijke groeten/Kind regards,

Willie Pretorius
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