[maemo-users] Another annoyance: bluetooth icon disappears

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Sep 26 18:44:52 EEST 2008

ext Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 4:27 PM, Ryan Abel <rabelg5 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is a project to combine the Bluetooth and WiFi applets into a
>> single applet (an "Advanced Connectivity" of sorts), but it hasn't
>> really gotten off the ground lacking anybody with real knowledge of
>> libconic and the connectivity interfaces, and, unfortunately, because
>> both applets are closed there are no examples to work from.

I think this is then the real issue here.  Is there a bug about
both of these issue (the interfaces lacking documentation and
applet sources) which people could vote on?

> Don't you see, this is Nokia's "differentiation" at work. By having a
> UI which doesn't meet the user's requirements, they can ensure that
> competitors can't take their code and produce something just as
> limited! (*cough* #303 *cough* ;-))
> In all seriousness, I just leave Bluetooth on all the time now, and
> allow paired devices to initiate connections that way. I would imagine
> that Bluetooth hasn't had quite the power usage focus as WLAN  but it
> should have had *some*.

Correct.  I use the control panel myself, but I don't need Bluetooth
that often.

	- Eero

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