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Forum: Applications 2018-05-18, 08:39
Replies: 1,998
Views: 685,068
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] modRana: a flexible GPS navigation system

[nemo@Sailfish ~]$ python /usr/share/harbour-modrana/modrana.py


Running modrana.py directly won't currently work due to how the Qt 5 & PyOtherSide based GUI works on Sailfish OS. Also modRana...
Forum: Applications 2018-05-17, 22:01
Replies: 1,998
Views: 685,068
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] modRana: a flexible GPS navigation system

New modRana package ready for testing
While I'm currently mainly working on improving turn-by-turn navigation support in modRana & making use of all the nice text-to-speach code and packages...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-05-16, 21:04
Replies: 2,433
Views: 542,594
Posted By MartinK
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Yeah, there is generally no good reason functionality and features would have to be cryptic and hard to use. It generally just means either being lazy or general lack of time for a project.

While...
Forum: Jolla Tablet 2018-05-16, 00:07
Replies: 1,349
Views: 279,220
Posted By MartinK
Re: Youyota Tablet Contact

Actually, my experience with the Jolla Tablet was that performance was just fine, the form factor ideal and the screen gorgeous.

The actual pain points were horrendous power usage & resulting...
Forum: Competitors 2018-05-13, 12:41
Replies: 389
Views: 83,849
Posted By MartinK
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Two sims can be also useful for traveling - while much less of an issue in EU now thanks to the mandatory free roaming, it is still valid for traveling outside of the EU, where it is generally much...
Forum: Applications 2018-04-29, 01:41
Replies: 480
Views: 101,132
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] Native offline maps: OSM Scout Server

Sure, that's definitely the plan & thanks a lot for working on the QtQuick GUI! :)

At the moment I'm going "up" from the OSM Scout Server dependencies, and I'm currently trying to get prime_server...
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-23, 14:22
Replies: 389
Views: 83,849
Posted By MartinK
Re: Purism Librem Phone

There are a couple reasons, that when combined result in the current unfortunate situation:

Embedded hardware development technique spilling over

Anyone who ever worked with embedded hardware...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-04-14, 00:27
Replies: 209
Views: 35,820
Posted By MartinK
Re: 2.1.4 EA / Lapuanjoki

Yeah, the usual solution is to put header/footer to the top/bottom of your listview, which acts as an anchor for people to open the pull down/up menu at any time.

It's of course a trade-off as...
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-14, 00:18
Replies: 389
Views: 83,849
Posted By MartinK
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Well, at the moment it's the only officially supported standard-like Linux distro on smartphone hardware. There are indeed limitations, missing stuff or outdated packages, but it's still miles ahead...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-04-09, 14:19
Replies: 24
Views: 3,384
Posted By MartinK
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-04-08, 23:39
Replies: 24
Views: 3,384
Posted By MartinK
Re: sailfish-maps rpm from a Jolla 1?

Looks like it should be easy to implement in modRana - there is even a "point info" page you can show after long pressing any point on the map where the distance from current position could be shown....
Forum: Applications 2018-04-05, 22:51
Replies: 125
[SFOS] WhoGo Maps
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Posted By MartinK
Re: WhoGo Maps

Pfft...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/91/Swindon_Magic_Roundabout.svg/1280px-Swindon_Magic_Roundabout.svg.png
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Forum: Applications 2018-04-05, 00:19
Replies: 480
Views: 101,132
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] Native offline maps: OSM Scout Server

I guess you can use Universal Components (https://github.com/M4rtinK/universal-components) to keep Sailfish OS specific stuff (pull down menus, buttons, fast scroll listview, etc.) while being able...
Forum: Applications 2018-04-02, 23:45
Replies: 480
Views: 101,132
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] Native offline maps: OSM Scout Server

Actually, I plan to add Mapbox GL support in parallel with the current tile based widget. The main aim is to both enable early testing with fallback to the current widget & support for Jolla 1 class...
Forum: Applications 2018-04-02, 18:20
Replies: 480
Views: 101,132
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] Native offline maps: OSM Scout Server

Thinking about this - if the fonts module only contains the fonts and no executable code would it maybe make sense to turn it into a data pack that gets auto registered when users download the Mapnik...
Forum: Applications 2018-03-19, 23:57
Replies: 125
[SFOS] WhoGo Maps
Views: 13,465
Posted By MartinK
Re: WhoGo Maps

So I've looked how hard it is to use DBUS from Python as I did remember there have been some long needed improvements done from the Jolla side recently - and it turns out to be really easy! :)
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Forum: SailfishOS 2018-03-19, 23:44
Replies: 0
Views: 731
Posted By MartinK
Lightbulb [HOWTO] Using DBUS from Python on Sailfish OS

So turns out it's finally possible (https://together.jolla.com/question/162447/bug-dbus-python3-too-cant-be-used-as-package-requirements-in-harbourjollacom/?answer=172099#post-id-172099) to easily...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-03-19, 22:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,242
Posted By MartinK
Re: Palm OS Open Source Edition

Yeah, IIRC webOS was already open sourced back when HP more or less dumped it (for generally bogus reasons).

So I guess this is open sourcing the work LG did on the codebase since then ? Could be...
Forum: Applications 2018-03-16, 21:14
Replies: 599
Views: 200,600
Posted By MartinK
Re: [Announce] Warehouse - native client for OpenRepos.net

I would be fine with storeman replacing Warehouse as the default OpenRepos client on Sailfish OS.

But in that case I think the docs (https://openrepos.net/content/basil/about-openrepos) should be...
Forum: Competitors 2018-03-13, 01:40
Replies: 389
Views: 83,849
Posted By MartinK
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Well, they is still some work required to review the contributions and overall running a real upstream project. But there should be in general lot less friction when stuff is open and there is an...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-03-06, 23:20
Replies: 209
Views: 35,820
Posted By MartinK
Re: 2.1.4 EA / Lapuanjoki

Looks like this might be already work in progress (https://openrepos.net/comment/23607#comment-23607) (or at least the maintainer knows about the issues and is still active):
Forum: Competitors 2018-03-04, 14:55
Replies: 389
Views: 83,849
Posted By MartinK
Re: Purism Librem Phone

You are incorrect in both cases (multiple libstdc++ & CVEs) - Flatpak works with the concept of runtimes, which generally contain the core and security sensitive libraries and provide a stable API...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-03-01, 13:14
Replies: 43
Views: 15,670
Posted By MartinK
Re: QT5.6 (Dec15) to be Long Term Support - implications for Sailfish?

In any case it would be definitely a positive trend if Jolla just started regularly tracking the LTS release. Should make it easier for developers to support Sailfish OS in multi-platform apps and...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-02-28, 14:26
Replies: 86
Views: 12,946
Posted By MartinK
Re: MWC2018 news

The Gemini PDA runs Android by default, right ? So at least the building blocks (an Android hardware adaptation for the device) should be in place for enabling Android emulation support the way it's...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-02-22, 22:41
Replies: 2,433
Views: 542,594
Posted By MartinK
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Starting with Jolla C/Intex Aquafish Sailfish OS switched to the (IMHO much more robust) combination of EXT4 on LVM.

As for the issues with BTRFS, the main issues were likely caused by the...
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