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

From: Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Thu Nov 22 08:29:13 EET 2007
On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 09:14 +0000, ext Andrew Flegg wrote:

>   * 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

Maemo SDK VMware Appliance is also non-tablet.

Then http://www.nokia.com/betalabs/videoconverter was just released and
it could be a candidate as wel.

We could even discuss about offering product pages for the official SDK
(just thinking out loud).

> 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.

What about starting with a single placeholder for all non-tablet
software ("PC"?). The click-to-install arrow would point to the default
option (developers decide when creating the product page) and they could
add links to alternate version in the description, the links...

Quim Gil - http://maemo.org

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