Maemo Community - Who, What, Why and How

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Maemo Community - Who, What, Why and How

  1. 1. Maemo Community who, what, why and how
  2. 2. Hi! My name is Eduardo Lima, nice to meet you
  3. 3. You can call me Etrunko Work for INdT Member of the first Maemo Community Council Involved with Maemo since 2005 Currently maitain the EFL stack for Maemo
  4. 4. Disclaimer I'm wearing my maemo.org t-shirt
  5. 5. What is Maemo? First, a bit of history
  6. 6. May 2005 - The beginning Nokia announces the 770 Internet Tablet maemo.org goes online
  7. 7. source: http://web.archive.org
  8. 8. Still in 2005 May – [ANN]: Developer device program July to August – New services: wiki, planet, svn August – Internet Tablet Talk goes online November – 770 finally available for sale
  9. 9. 2006: Try to Do it right April – [ANN]: Maemo 2.0 roadmap May – Garage for project hosting July – Maemo 2.0 and Sardine/Herring December – Nokia hires Quim Gil
  10. 10. 2007: Evolution January – [ANN]: Nokia N800 and Maemo 3.0 February – Download section May – New website November – Nokia N810 and Maemo 4.0 released
  11. 11. source: http://web.archive.org
  12. 12. 2008: Maemo Reloaded January – Nokia acquires Trolltech May – LinuxTag [ANN]: Fremantle and Harmattan June – Brainstorm / 100 days / 2010 Agenda June – Maemo 4.1 released September – Maemo Summit
  13. 13. What is Maemo? Now you know it
  14. 14. In summary Maemo is the software platform Running on the internet tablet devices Maintained by Maemo Software at Nokia Delivered to the Maemo Community Formed by users, developers and enthusiasts
  15. 15. Maemo Community Let me introduce you some guys
  16. 16. Maemo 'Employees' Niels Breet – Webmaster Dave Neary – Docmaster Andre Klapper/Karsten Bräckelmann – Bugmasters Jeremiah Foster – Debmaster
  17. 17. Maemo Community Council Ryan Abel (GeneralAntilles) Andrew Flegg (Jaffa) Tim Samoff (timsamoff) Simon Pickering (lardman) Eduardo Lima (Etrunko)
  18. 18. The Council Community representatives Elected every six months by the community Distill community issues and bring to Nokia
  19. 19. Internet Tablet Talk Where the users meet 21,569 members 24,920 threads 265,500 posts http://internettablettalk.com
  20. 20. Right now What's going on?
  21. 21. What else? Community council elections Website redesign Integrating Internet Tablet Talk to maemo.org
  22. 22. The Future Here we go again
  23. 23. Plans for 2010 Best community for mobile Linux innovation Release early, release often One place to track feedback Co-production of official & community documentation Community localization Maemo variants - Happening
  24. 24. Getting Involved Let's rock!
  25. 25. But how? Bring your app/library to Maemo Commit to a task for a sprint Join the mailing lists IRC channels Reporting bugs
  26. 26. Questions? ¿¿¿
  27. 27. Thank You! eduardo.lima@openbossa.org http://etrunko.blogspot.com

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