[Loadstone] new loadstone gps?

Gianfranco Giudice g.giudice at balcab.ch
Tue Mar 9 10:19:04 GMT 2010


Hi Monty

As Loadstone is OpenSource, why don't you release a beta build without
Publisher ID?
Some of us can sign the app with our own Certs and Keys.

Gian
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com 
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of 
> monty at loadstone-gps.com
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 10:53 AM
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> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] new loadstone gps?
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> Let me clear up some misconceptions relating to the next 
> release of Loadstone GPS and the status of the project.
> 
> 1.  We do not have a new version of Loadstone GPS ready for 
> public consumption.  It needs to go through further testing 
> before it can be released to the general population.
> 
> 2.  It will be released - it's definitely not a question of "if".
> 
> 3.  It will be released as soon as we get a new publisher ID. 
>  Publisher ID's are used to compile publically  available 
> .sis files used to install Symbian applications.  They are 
> valid for one year and need to be purchased by a 
> company/charidy.  Last year the RNIB sponsered our Publisher 
> ID and they have offered in principle to do the same this year. 
> At this point it's a matter of hearing back from them when 
> the purchase has gone through.
> 
> 4.  The Loadstone GPS project is *NOT DEAD* and has the 
> status it always has had  and will continue to be a viable 
> project with a vibrant user community.
> 
> 5.  As has been previously mentioned (a number of times), we 
> will let users know when the next release is available both 
> on this list and via the website.  It's not as if we plan on 
> doing it in secret!
> 
> Appologies for any misleading comments made earlier.
> 
> Monty
> 
> 
>   On Tue, 9 Mar 2010, Shawn Kirkpatrick wrote:
> 
> > We have a new version of loadstone but we have no idea if or when 
> > it'll be released. We've been trying to renew our publisher 
> id but have had no luck.
> > Without this the project is pretty much dead. If we get the 
> publisher 
> > id renewed then we could release a new version after some 
> beta testing.
> >
> > On Mon, 8 Mar 2010, Josh wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >> 
> >> Any news on the new version of loadstone gps?
> >> 
> >> Josh
> >> 
> >> Josh Kennedy jkenn337 at gmail.com
> >> my blog is at http://jkenn337.klangoblog.net (updated frequently). 
> >> Tired of Microsoft Windows and paying thousands for 
> screen-readers? 
> >> try out NVDA, get a mac--, nvda--for Windows, or try out 
> and switch 
> >> to grml, Ubuntu, Vinux, or knoppix-adriane Linux desktops. Knoppix 
> >> ubuntu and vinux-cli-max are the most accessible for 
> beginners. also 
> >> try vinux-gui and encourage those at www.cherrypal.com to use 
> >> windows-xp and nvda knoppix-adriane Vinux-cli-max or grml 
> so all blind people can have an accessible computer.
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