Community meeting on IRC 30th September 2021

Schedule: Thursday 2021-09-30T07:00:00Z (Check here for UTC or to download calendar reminder)

Topic proposals for the meeting:

  • add your name/nick using the template below to suggest a topic.
  • indicate how much time you will need for the topic so we can time-box the meeting accordingly
  • please be as thorough as you can with your question/topic
  • if you can’t make the meeting please ask and then name a substitute who can in your place.

It is expected that you show up and present your topic, or name a substitute and make sure they attend in your absence. These IRC meetings are for real time participation and live discussions, otherwise you can post the topic on here and get responses that way.

We need you to be present to clarify details in the topic, and to ensure the discussion is leading to the answers you are looking for! If you do not participate or your question/topic isn’t clear enough it will be postponed. Also: Always ask for more time than you anticipate your topics needs!

Please try and have your topics ready at least 3 days before the meeting. This will help us have answers ready beforehand to save time. Topics announced afterwards will be postponed to the next meeting.

Template for topic proposal: (post your topic proposals as comments to this forum topic)

  • Name / IRC nick:
  • topic:
  • some details about the topic:
  • approx. time needed:
  • optional: name of substitute if you cannot make it to the upcoming meeting (and inform your substitute)

Copying @beidl’s question from Community meeting on IRC 9th September 2021 - #9 by beidl

  • Name / IRC nick: fredldotme
  • topic: droidmedia buffer imports and H264 encoding
  • some details about the topic: I’d like to use droidmedia to encode H264 frames and send them over Miracast using our LGPLv3 licensed component in Ubuntu Touch ( It needs an additional API to import ANWB handles, so I’d like to know if there’s interest from SailfishOS and talk about details.
  • approx. time needed: 5-10 min
  • optional: Using the Telegram bridge, just prepend with an @ there :slight_smile:
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Copying @fridlmue’s question from Community meeting on IRC 9th September 2021 - #10 by fridlmue

  • Name / IRC nick: fridlmue
  • topic: QML App - force SW-keyboard to open when “HW-keyboard” is plugged
  • some details about the topic: When something is plugged to the Phone’s USB-Port that appears to be a HID Keyboard, the Software-Keyboard does not pop up. If e. g. a YubiKey is plugged, it seems to be accepted as hid, which is good. But if I want to have user input while the device is plugged I can’t. Can I force the keyboard to appear somehow (at best in QML only), also when a “HW-keyboard” is plugged?
  • approx. time needed: 5-10 min

Just as a side note: this would also help usability on the Gemini, which has no way to open the SW keyboard at all, and so can not input special characters (and emoji). Which would be easy if the sw kbd were available.

Anyone know if any update on the possibility of buying license for unofficial ports?

  • Name / IRC nick: ddobrev
  • topic: Company support for mapping and navigation
  • some details about the topic: Pure Maps is by far the best choice for mapping and navigation for Sailfish. Unfortunately, since its author of @rinigus is forced to work mostly alone, progress is slow. Is there any way Jolla can help speed work up on this critically important application?
  • approx. time needed: 15 minutes
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  • Name / IRC nick: ddobrev
  • topic: (Stop) censorship in the forum
  • some details about the topic: Just the other day I saw @deloptes ‘s and others’ opinions censored for no reason at Total Buggy OS - Xperia 10 Plus. This is the first time I’ve seen any censorship here, and I’d like to discuss what we all can do to make it the last one as well.
  • approx. time needed: 15 minutes

What’s the question?

A good point. I was hesitating whether to clarify more or keep it short and concise. I’ve edited the details.

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