LinuxTag 2008

The maemo track of LinuxTag 2008 happened on Thursday 29th May 2008 in Berlin, Germany.

Four hours of sessions dedicated to maemo were planned. Each session consisted of 3 short presentations of 10-15 mins to kick off the discussion on each topic.


[edit] maemo community update

Where are we & questions and comments...

* Quim Gil - Opening & the Nokia perspective (audio is available)
* Gary Birkett aka lcuk - A new developer's perspective on maemo
* Niels Breet aka X-Fade - A foot in each side

[edit] Cool maemo apps

Some demos + meet the developers

* Urho Konttori - UKMP
* Alberto Garcia - Vagalume
* Florian Boor - GPE

[edit] Cool platform hacks

A couple of demos + meet the developers

* Kees Jongenburger - Mamona & Open Embedded approach
* Armin Sauerbier aka pupnik - Emulators anywhere
* Kate Alhola - USB & cables do wonders

[edit] - what next?

Mid term: What Nokia should do + What the community could do

* Marius Gedminas
* Simon Pickering aka lardman. Presentation here
* Sebastian Mancke

The session was on Thursday afternoon. Afterwards, a rgoup of about 20 people retired to the Cafe am Neuen See for huge pizzas and beers.

[edit] Attendees

[edit] Fall-out

  • Quim announced that the first maemo summit would be taking place on September 19th, after OSiM World (also held in Berlin).
  • He also announced the start of the 100 days and Maemo in 2010 brainstorming initiatives, to plan the future of with input from the community.