[maemo-developers] Maemo at FOSS.IN 2009 , Bangalore , India

From: kamal jaiswal kamal3501 at gmail.com
Date: Thu Nov 5 08:40:29 EET 2009
Hey Amit,

Kool .Nokia is also organizing Devcon an event in Bangalore in December .


Maemo would be gr8 there .


On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Amit Sethi <amit.pureenergy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi , I had sent a proposal to Foss.in, an annual conference that happens in
> Bangalore, India every year(supposed to be India's largest FOSS conference )
> .This has been approved and I am being given a chance to talk about maemo in
> one of the main sessions. Essentially the purpose for this was to create
> awareness among Indian Foss community about maemo and what it offers as a
> development environment . The basic points that I wish to talk about at the
> conference are :
> 1.Benefits of developing for maemo5
>                 ->open (How open though? )
>                 ->Very debian like environment
>                 ->Services offered (How things are different? like I think
> maemo does not use gpsd for gps based services)
>                 -> you can develop in python ... yeah!!!!
>                  -> Economic Benefits how does one monetize his work for
> maemo
> 2. Options for Linux based mobile development
> 3. Forward path for maemo (like shifting to qt)
>                  -> As far as I would think shifting to qt might help in
> porting maemo applications to symbian platform . Is that correct? Other
> suggestions for this
> 4. Maemo5 vs Iphone as a develop environment , A comparison?
>                   Ofcourse as I see their are definite economic benefits to
> working on maemo5 , you can use your normal ubuntu  distro and developers do
> not have to pay.
> It would be great if I could get references that the community knows or
> other cc licensed presentations on this (perhaps from this years maemo
> summit) that touch these topics .Also please do give comments to make this
> presentation better.
> Also it would help to know when we may see n900 in Indian markets if ever?
> ;)
> My own background: I was gsoc developer this year for maemo mentored by
> Valerio Valerio . I was really excited by the maemo experince and wanted to
> pass it on .
> P.S I would also ask anyone near the subcontinent during first week of
> December to join the party in Bangalore.
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