[Loadstone] new loadstone gps?

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 11:59:55 GMT 2010


Or, we organize a fundraising to cover the cost?

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:49 AM, Shawn Kirkpatrick
<shawn at loadstone-gps.com> wrote:
> Releasing an unsigned program just causes problems. First, not everyone will
> be able to sign it so the list will get flooded with questions of how to
> sign the program. Then, there will be confusion as the users who manage to
> run the new version start enquiring about features not available to the rest
> of the users. This is not the situation we want, a split user base. We'll
> just have to wait until we can get a publisher id and then release a version
> that all users can run.
> If there are any real beta testers out there they can always download the
> source code from svn and compile it themselves.
>
> On Wed, 10 Mar 2010, Ömer Yesiltas wrote:
>
>> Hi, i aggree, you can release an unsigned program. Some programs like
>> fexplorer etc are always released as unsigned. users sign it themselves.
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>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Gianfranco Giudice" <g.giudice at balcab.ch>
>> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 12:19 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] new loadstone gps?
>>
>>
>>> 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
>>>> To: loadstone list
>>>> 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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