Open development/Maemo roadmap/Fremantle

Information announced about the Fremantle roadmap:

New to Maemo:

  • OMAP3 support
  • HSPA/3G support
  • High definition camera support
  • OpenGL ES
  • Clutter
  • Meta Tracker
  • PulseAudio
  • GUPnP
  • OHM
  • upstart
  • A2DP & AVRCP support
  • OpenMAX

Remarkable updates:

  • GTK+ 2.12
  • Farsight2

More explained at (relevant content needs to be moved here).

Initial list of packages planned for the Fremantle SDK alpha.


This is a timeline based on known events and announcements. Many dates are quite flexible at this point.

  • First Alpha SDK, first report on API changes and beginning of weekly releases. Suitable for platform development only. December 2008.
  • Mature alpha SDK with application framework and API freeze available around January-February 2009.
  • FOSDEM in February. Proposal for a Maemo developer gathering with a set of goals.
  • Bossa conference in March. Proposal for a Maemo developer gathering with a set of goals.
  • Beta SDK released between March-May, ready for application development including support for Mozilla based browser and Greasemonkey add-ons.
  • Qt 4.4 "garage" support and Theme Maker by Urho Konttori planned to be ready by the beta SDK release.
  • Final release when ready.  :)

Feature requests implemented

IDPStatusSeverityVersionProductSummary (10531 tasks)  
514HighCLOSEDnormal2.0Desktop platformfull screen keyboard error - display incorrect character 
515HighCLOSEDnormal2.0Connectivityconnection search cause 770 halt is too fragile.[1]
517HighCLOSEDmajor1.1X-Discontinuedgoogle mail page can not be display WebsiteAnnouncements in Latest Items have wrong link[2]
522HighCLOSEDmajor2.0Chat & Call & SMSgoogle talk and opera used together cause crash WebsiteBad MIME type on .deb downloads[3]
17HighCLOSEDmajor1.0Desktop platformBroken theme makes Navigator useless 
529HighCLOSEDmajor2.0Chat & Call & SMSCan't connect to Google Talk WebsiteLinks to in the public site 
6161HighCLOSEDmajorunspecifiedPyMaemobdist_maemo needed for Fremantle device WebsiteTableteer promo in homepage is confusing[4] WebsiteApplication Manager gets GPG errors when trying to refresh WebsiteServer error when clicking on .install file[5] WebsiteSearch database needs total refresh WebsiteAnonymous users don't see favs WebsiteDownload count to applications[6] WebsiteOnly maemo/nokia news items should allow comments WebsiteCan't change the background from homescreen on N900 
7972HighCLOSEDnormal5.0/(2.2009.51-1)CoreKernel in PR1.1 build-depends on fiasco-gen which is nowhere to be found 
549HighCLOSEDnormal2.0Utilitiesfile manger update directory files list very slow 
550HighCLOSEDblocker2.0Utilitiesfile manger cause 770 halt when accessing mmc card 
551HighCLOSEDblocker2.0Browserbrowser cause 770 reset or blocked 
552HighCLOSEDcritical2.0Utilitiesfile manager - file save will not save 
2088+HighCLOSEDcritical4.0Development platformtetex-base license issues 
297HighCLOSEDmajor1.1Developer Guidehildon home plugin from hello-world doesn't work as expected 
553HighCLOSEDblocker2.0X-Discontinuedgoogle calendar will block the machine[7]
2345HighCLOSEDmajor3.2Developer GuideDownloading binary files attached to how-to doc fails[8]
3881HighCLOSEDcriticalunspecifiedCanolaCanola2 source code is not available WebsiteMissing permission to create a new folder under News[9]
2091HighCLOSEDcritical4.0Development platformmaemo-examples copyright information is not correct 
2092+HighCLOSEDcritical4.0Development platformpython2.4 files without license 
5676+HighCLOSEDcritical5.0/(1.2009.42-11)Images and CameraAudio does not sync with video (and is ultimately unsyncable) 
2093HighCLOSEDcritical4.0Development platformtraceroute package does not include GPL license 
560HighCLOSEDmajor2.0Connectivitypand error on xTerm 
12336HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMultiple instances of Miniature can be opened Websiteaccount needed for read-only access 
12337HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMiniature UI can't handle incorrect FICS login 
819HighCLOSEDblockerunspecifiedDesktop platformDependency of libossomime0 to osso-uri l10n mr package not expressed correctly WebsiteDownload from Garage fails -- continuous loop of percentage 
12339HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMiniature logs to FICS already in MainPage 
12340HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureSelecting a FICS game in Miniature needs usability love 
9014HighCLOSEDcriticalunspecifiedogg-supportPlaying ogg files uses too much CPU power 
12342HighCLOSEDblockermasterMiniatureMiniature can't play chess WebsiteComments on announcements 
12343HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureLocal timers should stop at 0 
12344HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMiniature chat in FICS doesn't work download is broken[10]
12347HighCLOSEDenhancementmasterMiniatureWhen chat overlay extends, text entry should gain focus 
1084HighCLOSEDnormalunspecifiedDesktop platformGtkNotebook border graphics broken when scrollable property set to TRUE 
1090HighCLOSEDnormalunspecifiedDesktop platformGtkTreeView cursor graphics 
1346HighCLOSEDmajorunspecifiedConnectivityNo support for PAN connections 
68HighCLOSEDmajor1.0Development platformMany X86 applications compiled with host-gcc instead of proper i686 compiler WebsiteCan't hide 2 items in social news nav[11]
12357HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureCastling does not work WebsiteMy last post didn't show in Planet maemo 
3398+HighCLOSEDmajor4.1 (4.2008.23-14)Desktop platformMissing G_BEGIN_DECLS and G_END_DECLS in libhildon-1 
12358HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMiniature UI doesn't handle user's new seeks email addresses not working 
12361HighCLOSEDenhancementmasterMiniatureCreate a new game: "+" Button instead "new" button 
1098HighCLOSEDcriticalunspecifiedConnectivityDHCP supplied default router must be on same subnet 
5450+HighCLOSEDmajor5.0/(1.2009.41-10)Settings and MaintenanceInstalling many packages at a time via App Manager exhausts rootfs space 
2123HighCLOSEDcritical4.0BrowserUnable to authorise on using SSL certificate.[12]
12363HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureSignals for seeks cancelled and games started 
2124HighCLOSEDcritical3.2BrowserPrice list area renders incorrectly - unable to view items (and order them).[13]
12364HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureFrontend allows illegal moves in general WebsiteBroken and ugly Planet template 
12365HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniaturePromotion does not work Websitegpg error - signatures were invalid[14]
12368HighCLOSEDcriticalmasterMiniatureGrave issues handling times in OnlineBoard 
12369HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureDisconnection not handled correctly 
12370HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureRemove test related UI elements before release WebsiteNo error message when wrong login[15] WebsiteExplaining what the checkboxes in Profile are for[16]
5204+HighCLOSEDenhancementunspecifiedConnectivityrSAP is not available/ supported yet - will it be implemented in future versions of Maemo 5? 
12372HighCLOSEDmajormasterMiniatureMiniature local timers don't sync with the real remote FICS time WebsiteConfusing icons in profile page[17]
9557+HighCLOSEDblocker5.0:(10.2010.19-1)CalendarDST start: Calendar Events created before are now an hour ahead 
12374HighCLOSEDcriticalmasterMiniatureSometimes User Interface does not respond anymore after joining SeekGames window WebsiteShow the "Apply program" block to users with Nokia affiliation[18]
12375HighCLOSEDenhancementmasterMiniatureFICS login textfields should jump to next when pressing Enter WebsiteRepository website is not accessible for Maemo-5 development. For others, seems the download rate is slow. 
350+HighCLOSEDnormal1.0RSS feed readerNews Reader not restartable on 3.2005.51-13 
5214HighCLOSEDcriticalunspecifiedPasswordSafeWrong passwrd causes crash 
12382HighCLOSEDcriticalmasterMiniatureMiniature doesn't handle end games 
1632HighCLOSEDblocker3.1Development platformScratchbox installer script missing[19]
7521+HighCLOSEDcritical5.0/(1.2009.42-11)CoreN900 doesn't start charging Websitelong password causes login to to fail while logins to succeed. 
12389HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureAbout dialog button moves up when virtual keyboard is invoked WebsiteBugzilla shouldn't show emails ever WebsiteUsers reporting not having permissions to subscribe to wiki pages[20] WebsiteGarae news not reflected in homepage WebsiteBugzilla asking for login at every step 
2157HighCLOSEDcritical4.0Development platformOS2008 sources not included in SDK build 
12397HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureSeekGame: Show ratings of non-guest players 
4974HighCLOSEDcritical4.5-FremantleQtQt lib auto unit tests: float casting WebsiteMy last name keeps getting changed[21]
2424HighCLOSEDnormal4.0UtilitiesThumb keyboard repeats input in xTerm 
12409HighCLOSEDnormalmasterMiniatureMiniature doesn't handle rating values properly after the first move WebsiteThe website is quite unusable with Explorer 
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