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Apr 7, 2010, 12:21 PM

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[Bugsquad] Feature Jar March 2010

Feature jar for Maemo Official Applications and Maemo Official Platform

Missing an important request? Please vote for your favourite issues in
maemo.org Bugzilla! Make managers, developers and the maemo.org
community aware of what you think is important to get in!

Please note that for non-trivial enhancement requests maemo.org
Brainstorm at http://maemo.org/community/brainstorm/ is the place to
file them. Because of that, some requests have been MOVED to
Brainstorm.

General stats (Decembers numbers in brakets):
535 (554) open non-moreinfo Enhancement requests; 525 (527) of them
filed against Fremantle
21 (14) open moreinfo Enhancement requests
67 (94) Enhancement requests filed in the last 35 days:

* [DUP] call problem
* [MOVED] random default cover art
* PDF reader flickers when zoom level is changed
* [DUP] Cannot copy a selection of text & images from an open
email
* [DUP] Kinetic scrolling through many long articles is nonsense
* [WONTFIX] Kinetic scrolling through long page is nonsense
* [DUP] HildonDateSelector should show day of the week on the day
list
* [INVALID] Browser takes time to open first page immediatley
after closing browser
* No Flashlight for Video recording.
* [DUP] Browse filesystem and open arbitrary
mediafile/playlist/folder
* [WORKSFORME] Ability to place general shortcuts to desktop
* Restore browser windows after crash and new browser start
* [MOVED] Bookmark synchronization
* [DUP] Use of proxy requiring authentication within application
manager
* [DUP] should rotate when device is rotated
* [DUP] Option to disable shutter sound
* [DUP] Do not show sms button for non-mobile phone numbers
* Keep reports about message delivery
* want per package repo name in install/update package list
* [MOVED] Show namedays in calendar
* Pre-download maps without MSWindows machine + Maps downloader
* Search in maps offline
* [DUP] While browsing the contacts it would be good to go to a
particular letter rather than browse the whole list.
* [DUP] No call duration information.
* [MOVED] alarm of a task: default date should be date of the task
* [DUP] Cannot set alarm 2 hours (or other custom timespan) before
event
* Recalculation of the path (e.g. after wrong turn)
* File Manager doesn't remember the scroll position in previously
opened folders
* Option to set Validity Period for SMS
* Cannot scroll a contact using left-hand area
* Contacts: Text very small in contact card compared to its
heading
* Delete fields dialogue doesn't mention field name when only one
field selected
* App goes back to contacts list view after pressing an action
button on a contact
* Cannot swipe horizontally to view previous/next contacts
* Caller Name from Provider's service does not show up for
Fido/Rogers (Canada)
* [DUP] Wish for the possibility of personalized ringtones on my
N900
* volume control should be more fine-grained
* Speakerphone volume too low
* [DUP] No way to know SMS sender number if contact has several
phone entries
* [MOVED] No contact groups & no option to setup ring tone for a
specific contact
* [DUP] Filter is cleared when you back out of a contact card
* Add album to current playlist' as an option
* [MOVED] Better indication that the battery is empty
* Audible notification of bluetooth connect/disconnect
* Use truncation for call list contacts.
* Enable choice of Access Point in MfE settings for Scheduled Sync
* [DUP] Cannot reorder bookmarks
* [DUP] No word prediction in Browser
* [WORKSFORME] No way to clear a form text field with the keyboard
(Ctrl-u)
* Cannot duplicate a contact
* add 'bcc copy to self' in account configuration
* [WONTFIX] The joydev.ko kernel module is missing in the Diablo
kernel package
* The RSS widget doesn't support kinetic scrolling
* Modest Support for filters when replying to a message (a la
mutt's reply-hook)
* Always include original message as a MIME attachment when
forwarding
* [DUP] pdf reader has no rotate function
* [DUP] When going to parent directory: should view the
just-exited child
* [MOVED] Addtion of Important Fields in Contact Address Book
* [FIXED] Missing a searchfunction to select Ringtone
* Missing: different Volume settings for Media Player and Master
Volume
* [MOVED] Missing: MMS Feature by default on N900
* [MOVED] Escaping deeply nested folders takes too long
* Blocks should have highscore
* [DUP] Phone UI should provide option to switch to speaker phone
when using bluetooth headset
* [DUP] shortcuts can only be added to 1 view at a time
* [DUP] Should support zoom by rotating
* Ask for confirmation before deleting an alarm



________________________________________________________________________

Maemo Official applications:

General Top 10 of OPEN reports (copied from Stephen's Bug jar):



1. (4%) 1695 Browser: Provide "open link in background" (new this
month)
2. (3%) 601 should offer remove/install multiple packages at once
(-1 this month)
3. (3%) 2557 Keep Sent and Drafts on IMAP server (+6 this month)
4. (3%) 5139 Provide multi-user chat (chatroom / IRC) support again
(-2 this month)
5. (2%) 5294 Support for modifying/deleting a single occurrence of
repeating event (-2 this month)
6. (2%) 2796 Media player should play audio tracks continuously
(gapless) (-1 this month)
7. (2%) 1129 Media player doesn't save the timeposition on close
for audio (-1 this month)
8. (2%) 5797 Stop music player when unplugging the earphones (-4
this month)
9. (2%) 7740 Missing call duration for each call in Phone UI (new
this month)
10. (2%) 5327 Reintroduce shortcut configuration into Maemo5 XTerm
(-3 this week)



Per component:
(only components listed where at least one report has at least two
votes)

* Browser
* Browser: Provide "open link in background"
* Add an option to zoom+reflow fonts, rather than the page
image
* Browser History button should represent its actual
functionality (back *and forward*)
* permanently remember zoom level for specific websites
(also after restart)
* Move MicroB to an open development process (+1 this
month)
* the Add-ons install interface should be finger friendly
(new this month)
* Calendar
* Support for modifying a single occurrence of repeating
event
* Day picker shows no daynames - hard to enter recurrence
for e.g. 5 days only
* Remember alarm setting for new events as default
* Add support for tasks descriptions in the n900 calendar
application (+1 this month)
* Birthday events: Display age behind name (-1 this month)
* Add "Category" field for tasks/events/notes
* Alarms for birthdays can only be set one day before (new
this month)
* Chat & Call & SMS
* Provide multi-user chat (chatroom / IRC) support again
* Call log should show call duration (+1 this month)
* Enable or disable IM/VoIP accounts based on connection
(-1 this month)
* When being called it is not clear what number someone
used
* Supporting Jabber through proxy
* Direct (no proxy or registrar) SIP URI dialing
* Can't see the number an SMS was sent to (new this month)
* Phone call is not transmitted over FM Transmitter (new
this month)
* Contacts
* iSync (Mac Addressbook syncing) support is missing
* Incomming CallerID on VoIP account fails to associate
with existing contact
* contacts search should include nicknames
* Please support birthdays with unknown years
* Can't sync to/from ovi.com contacts
* Contacts does not allow to show only non-IM contacts
(new this month)
* Desktop Widgets
* Add AVRCP support to the Media Player widget (and
system-wide?)
* Please make the calendar widget resizable
* Email
* Keep Sent and Drafts on IMAP server
* No search for emails available
* GPG/PGP support
* Add option to disable Email delete confirmation dialog
(+4 this month)
* Support threaded/group view of messages (+2 this month)
* Support managing subscriptions of IMAP folders
* Add ability to specify IMAP folders in an account which
are checked on startup (new this month)
* Modest doesn't support S/MIME encryption (new this
month)
* Images and Camera
* Add Circular scrolling to zoom
* Camera does not remind user to close lens cover on
application close
* Offer lossless output formats (eg PNG) in "Save As"
functionality
* Allow user to disable orange photo/video indicator lamp
* Map
* Maps not available when there is no connectivity
* Screen should never automatically dim when using Maps
* Use Volume hardware key to change Zoom level instead of
Volume
* Search in maps offline (new this month)
* Pre-download maps without MSWindows machine + Maps
downloader (new this month)
* Media player
* Media player should play audio tracks countinuously (+1
this month)
* Stop music player when unplugging the earphones (-1 this
month)
* Media player doesn't save the timeposition on close for
audio
* Possibility to play audio files "by folder" in Media
Player. (+1 this month)
* Buffer size should adapt to bitrate to avoid large
latencies (-1 this month)
* Fast forward or rewind media files
* Change between 2 audio tracks in a video file (new this
month)
* RSS feed reader
* Add "Appear in Desktop" flag for each feed
* RSS news reader should be able to display shorter
summary for each news item
* No fullscreen button in RSS reader (new this month)
* The RSS widget doesn't support kinetic scrolling (new
this month)
* Settings and Maintenance
* should offer remove/install multiple packages at once
* Setting a device name should set also the hostname
* List new applications in Application Manager
* Date format should be user defined
* After repository refresh changelogs for application
should be viewable
* Don't show disclaimers unnecesarily when
installing/updating software
* Sharing
* Add Picasa sharing plugin
* Indicate % of transfer for sharing services
* Statusbar widgets
* Indicate charge level while charging
* Mute volume when tapping on the volume icon in statusbar
* Provide FM Transmitter Switch in the Status Bar also
when it's off
* Utilities
* Reintroduce shortcut configuration into Maemo5 XTerm
* Please add support for 'fit visible' option to PDF
reader
* Requesting integration of some community supplied XTerm
enhancements
* Allow searching in PDF documents (+1 this month)
* No kinetic scrolling and rubber banding (bounce effect)
in PDF reader (-1 this month)
* PDF reader: remember position in last opened document
after quit & restart
* Add open recent in PDF viewer (new this month)


General Top 10 of WONTFIX reports (Please note that this list might also
include requests filed against older Maemo versions that do not make
sense in Maemo5/6) :

1. 7002 Change "swipe from right" behaviour to "back one page"
through browser history
2. 1833 N800 to PC video calls
3. 5679 Address fields should auto-complete text input
4. 6738 Certificate "manager" missing management features on Maemo
5 (new this month)
5. 430 Show and edit filename extensions (-1 this month)
6. 2670 bluetooth keyboard repeat rate control needed (-1 this
month)
7. 3142 User defined settings for the look 'n feel of the RSS
applet (-1 this month)
8. 2905 Support asking for passwords when accessing samba shares
9. 747 Arbitrary Reordering of Bookmarks
10. 1744 Provide dialpad button during call


________________________________________________________________________

Maemo Official platform:

General Top 10 of OPEN reports (copied from Stephen's Bug jar):

1. (6%) 6368 No way for car kit to access contact information
(PBAP) (+1 this month)
2. (4%) 5271 Allow same shortcut to be used on multiple home screen
desktops (+1 this month)
3. (4%) 6685 Generic pc105 layout is not supported (+1 this month)
4. (4%) 793 lock screen should have 'if lost' info (e.g. display
owner contact info) (+3 this month)
5. (4%) 6357 HildonPannableArea: Support arrow keys (in Image
Viewer/Photos)
6. (3%) 1043 Add priority to defined wifi connections (+3 this
month)
7. (3%) 5835 Mail for Exchange does not Sync all Information for
Google Contacts (-1 this month)
8. (3%) 5422 Disconnect inactive internet connections after idle
timeout
9. (3%) 5791 Unable to set alternate APN (+1 this month)
10. (3%) 8483 Bluetooth HID does not work (new this month)



Per component:
(only components listed where at least one report has at least two
votes)

* Connectivity
* No way for car kit to access contact information (PBAP)
* Add priority to defined wifi connections (+1 this month)
* Disconnect inactive internet connections after idle
timeout (-1 this month)
* Unable to set alternate APN
* Bluetooth HID does not work
* Will not auto connect to WPA-Enterprise
* "Connect automatically" should be connection specific
* Add disconnect data connection function to save power
(new this month)
* Core
* Generic pc105 layout is not supported
* Kernel lacks IPv6 support
* missing diff utility (required by the GNU Coding
Standards) (+2 this month)
* ash saves only 15 lines of history
* Enable features in Busybox to increase its tools
GNU/Debian compatibility (-2 this month)
* Publically document CAL config entries in /dev/mtd1
config area
* Data
* Media Player: Support for ID3v2 chapters
* media player does not show cover art from UPnP server
* Desktop platform
* Allow same shortcut to be used on multiple home screen
desktops
* Show Status for Physical Keyboard
* Add sane shift mechanism to virtual input
* HildonDateSelector should show day of the week on the
day list (new this month)
* No way to clear/reset word prediction dictionary (-1
this month)
* Add auto-correction/auto-capitalization to SMS writing
(for "I" to be capitalized by default) (+1 this month)
* Provide hooks into the File manager and file selector
for other file systems
* Development platform
* Development environment should support x86_64 and other
non-x86 platforms
* Lack of official documentation on how to use the
accelerometer
* Development environment that runs on Mac OS X
* Lack of documentation on how to find determine which MMC
cards, if any, are present
* scons version on Maemo SDK is very old
* Flasher
* Request for information on FIASCO format used for
firmware images
* Location
* Request for information to allow hooking into A-GPS
location framework
* Multimedia
* add equalizer
* FM radio transmitter needs easy station tuning /
autotune
* add the gsm codec (+1 this month)
* Store two volume levels (headphone & internal speaker)
and automatically switch (-1 this month)
* Mediaplayer does not find pictures on upnp server
* Synchronization
* Mail for Exchange does not Sync all Information for
Google Contacts
* Mail for Exchange sync very brittle
* Please allow separation of Calendar and Tasks sync
(Google only support Calendar, thus Calendar sync with
Google fails)
* Provide "provisioning support" for Exchange (+1 this
month)
* Birthdays of synchronized contacs (from gmail) are
incorrect (new this month)
* MfE synchronizes data with server after initial setup
fails and is canceled (-2 this month)
* System software
* lock screen should have 'if lost' info
* Prevent magnet from waking up device (new this month)
* Add GUI configuration for soft poweroff (-1 this month)
* Provide ability to call "in case of emergency" contacts
from lock screen (-1 this month)
* Built-in MMC scripts only support FAT-formatted (-1 this
month)
* Telephony
* Provide Alternate Line Service support
* Need way to disable cell calls and set SIP/Skype as
default (new this month)
* UI Specification
* HildonPannableArea: Support arrow keys (in Image
Viewer/Photos)
* (Cellular) voice volume should be remembered
* Connection icon should show signalstrength
* Make contextual menu appear left of the mouse position
by default
* Ability to press on scroll bar and adjust vertical
positioning in windows
* Polish hardware keyboard: Entering chars with
diacritical signs cumbersome
* User guide
* Mention that Keyboard arrow keys + Ctrl move between
text entry fields


General Top 10 of WONTFIX reports (Please note that this list might also
include requests filed against older Maemo versions that do not make
sense in Maemo5/6) :

1. 1235 Please consider open-sourcing the media player
2. 3099 Network printing support
3. 3519 Integrate screen rotation patches into stock kernel and X
server
4. 417 Support WEP with 802.1x EAP PEAP
5. 2695 Please provide Java SDK and JVM for OS2007 and later
6. 1028 Power VR mbx support
7. 3655 EAP-LEAP (Cisco) not supported
8. 1195 PAN Bluetooth Profile not supported
9. 100 Left handed mode
10. 7811 Release source code of Calendar on open licence


-andre
--
Andre Klapper (maemo.org bugmaster)

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