[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] OS2006 roadmap

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Thu Jan 11 15:30:45 EET 2007
On Wed, 2007-01-10 at 22:37 +0200, ext Jani-Matti Hätinen wrote:
> Kimmo Hämäläinen wrote:
> > It would be easy if we would already have the perfect OS API in place :)
> > But the fact is that we have to do improvements and remove some old API
> > at some point. It does not make sense to keep all the old API for ever,
> > because it would 1) generate lots of extra work, 2) make the API hard-
> > to-use for developers. And the longer we keep the old API the harder it
> > becomes to drop it. Basically we thought that after OS2006 it's the last
> > chance to drop some old API.
> Sorry, what?
>   Ok, so deprecating parts of the API was necessary at this point.
> That's understandable and happens all the time. But could someone
> please tell me why that means that new parts of the API can't be used
> on the 770?

Not in unmodified 770, unless the OS2007 will be adapted for it. But you
could upgrade many of the packages in 770 with N800 versions and get the
new APIs. I think the question was mostly concerning unmodified 770.

BR; Kimmo

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