[Loadstone] new loadstone gps?

Jim Noseworthy jim.noseworthy at compuconference.com
Thu Mar 11 18:18:33 GMT 2010


Hi:

What are the updates in the new version?



On 3/11/2010 2:10 PM, Elliott Barnes wrote:
> Hi,
> For anyone interested, the correct link is:
> http://www.trustcenter.de/en/products/tc_publisher_id_for_symbian.htm
> > From what I cna tell, the cert would cost $200, so if all of us on the
> list could chip in a bit of money I really think we could get there.
>
> On 11/03/2010, Elliott Barnes<elliottabarnes at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> Hi,
>> This link doesn't seem to work.
>> Thanks.
>>
>> On 11/03/2010, monty at loadstone-gps.com<monty at loadstone-gps.com>  wrote:
>>      
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Cost is part of it so fund raising is important but the bigger problem is
>>> qualifying to be able to purchase one.  (lots of specific documentation)
>>>
>>> If you want to look at this for yourself, check out:
>>>
>>> http://www.trustcenter.de/en/.../tc_publisher_id_for_symbian.htm
>>>
>>> The option we use is Expressed-signed.
>>>
>>> If anyone wants to work with us on this please Email me via the address
>>> in
>>> this message header.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>     Monty
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, maning sambale wrote:
>>>
>>>        
>>>> 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.
>>>>>> websitemiz
>>>>>> www.cepdenizi.net
>>>>>> açilmistir. cep telefonlariyla ilgili genis içerige sahip olan
>>>>>> sitemize
>>>>>> bekleriz.
>>>>>> ----- 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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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>          
>>
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