[maemo-developers] Non-tablet software (was Re: About the upcoming maemo user karma)

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Thu Nov 8 11:14:44 EET 2007
On Nov 8, 2007 4:24 AM, Quim Gil <quim.gil at nokia.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 15:21 +0000, ext Andrew Flegg wrote:
> > I'm trying to work out if it's a problem when your most used
> > applications aren't actually on the tablet itself, so definitely don't
> > appear in the Application Catalog.
> Well, wait. It's for maemo and you can download it, so it should be
> available somehow in http://maemo.org/downloads

Good point.

> Adding a "PC" tab next to OS2008,7,6? Maybe this is too overdone if we
> only have <5 apps for non-tablet.

Well, let's count them... the ones I know about are:

  * All the different media converters for various OSes/platforms (over half a
    dozen, by my reckoning, including mediaserv)
  * The official Windows flasher
  * The maemo-provided command line flashers
  * 0xfff flasher.
  * My Mac OS X GUI flasher wrapper

Anybody working on anything else? I could envisage a GUI syncing tool
as well, but I've not really thought about it.

> Adding them to the OS categories anyway, stating somehow/somewhere that
> this is software for PC?

OS categories of Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X on top of the IT OS ones
would seem to make sense - if there're enough apps.

"Click to install" would need to link to a .exe, a tarball and/or a
.dmg respectively to be a fully-sensibly integrated system.

> Bring your ideas and we will find room for these applications as well.

Excellent, thanks.



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