[maemo-developers] Routing SMS to another app.

From: Cláudio Sampaio patola at gmail.com
Date: Mon Apr 5 12:27:50 EEST 2010
On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 6:19 AM, <kate.alhola at nokia.com> wrote:

> >Case in point, would it be possible to make an application for custom
> ringtones for contacts? This is a request made very often by users of the
> N900.
> When you can catch indication of incoming call with number on it, you can
> play your custom ring tone but i am not sure, how you can easily prevent
> system ringtone playing.

I think the rough part wouldn't even be preventing the system ringtone from
playing, but controlling it the same way - e.g. stopping it if the call
stops and such.

>As you response readily implies a 'no', the 'not yet' means how long? I
> mean, PR1.2 has something for it? Is it planned for some release, or what?
> Wouldn't that be very very simple to code in the phone call library?
> WIth these methods does not mean impossible but it needs more complicated
> methods. The call and SMS system is based on Telepathy framework.
> You can check rough diagram from http://tpsession.garage.maemo.org/ .
>  With tpsession or qtmobility you can receive events that Telepathy is
> sending via dbus(...)

Thank you very much for the very enlightening message, Kate. Now I have some
trail to follow. Might be difficult, but if there is any way to do that, I
think it will eventually be figured out.

Best regards,
Cláudio "Patola" Sampaio
IRC: ptl  - Yahoo: patolaaa
Campinas, SP - Brazil.
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