[Loadstone] new loadstone gps?

monty at loadstone-gps.com monty at loadstone-gps.com
Thu Mar 11 19:06:28 GMT 2010


Jim,

Refer to my first point in my post dated:

Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2010 09:52:53 +0000 (GMT)



On Thu, 11 Mar 2010, Jim Noseworthy wrote:

> 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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