Idea of my GSoC '09 Project : Making Gnome desktop location aware
hadess at hadess.net
Wed Mar 11 05:58:04 PDT 2009
On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 13:44 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le vendredi 06 mars 2009, à 13:24 +0530, k roy a écrit :
> > I have not yet decided as to which of the features will/can be implemented
> > within the time-period of GSoC but I feel that inclusion of GeoClue into
> > Gnome desktop will make it more smart and give the users an ease of use,
> > automating simple day-to-day tasks without worrying about them. I would like
> > to seek advice from all those who are interested, regarding how to implement
> > the project, any modifications or any general comment.
> This is definitely interesting. One potential issue though (and I can be
> mistaken), is that it seems that this is more like a bunch of small
> patches in many different modules. So be careful to explain the benefits
> of all this when writing your application. And maybe find more related
> things to do based on geoclue: the task as described seems to be a bit
> too small.
If somebody ported a few (big) applications that still rely on gpsd, it
would really help getting support for gypsy/geoclue.
Inertia is the only thing keeping gpsd alive.
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