[maemo-community] Command line apps & Extras

From: David Greaves david at dgreaves.com
Date: Sat Nov 28 19:34:33 EET 2009
Valerio Valerio wrote:
> 1 - Modify the HAM code in order to add some kind of switcher for the
> CLI apps - Very good solution IMO, but very hard to accomplish in the
> short term.
> 2 - All Cli apps should use the same app icon - Seems good to me, the
> regular users will learn and the power users will be happy to have all
> these apps available.
> 3 - All CLI app should have a default sentence in his description, that
> clearly states that the app is only usable from the command line (no
> icon, no GUI) - Most of the users will not read the descriptions, but if
> they complain about it, is their fault because the notice is there :P . 
> A similar sentence should be also used in the enablers (OGG support,..).
> I think 2 & 3 is perfectly doable in the short term and perhaps can make
> both sides happy. Thoughts ?

Fits 100% with my thoughts - I'd be happy.

HAM is OSS [1] - can the community provide a patch?
If so we can help Nokia demonstrate how they accept community involvement in
core Fremantle apps.

[1] http://repository.maemo.org/pool/fremantle/free/h/hildon-application-manager/

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