[SailfishDevel] Jolla release plan for high-level features - update 9
reto.zingg at jolla.com
Mon Dec 15 09:16:51 UTC 2014
On 14.12.2014 15:06, Pekka Koivunen wrote:
> I must ask, because i am waiting the next update Jolla Uitukka, and
> yuo are promised, that it is ready end of september 2014, but now is
> 14 december and , when this update is ready for all Jolla users?
> It was very nice, because you answer to me.
Have you missed our latest announcement regarding the releases on
together.jolla.com? please check out:
> BR / Pekka Koivunen from Finland.
> Hello everyone,
> We are back from a refreshing summer break and have some good things
> lined up. First and foremost, we are now quite positive about upgrading
> to Qt5.2 with the next OS update.
> Major changes:
> * We have made changes to the forward and backward indicator glow on the
> PageStack silica component, primarily to communicate to the user when
> there is more content to the left/right of the screen.
> * Accounts framework has undergone a fair amount of unification, making
> the account setup process more user friendly.
> * App dialogs have been redesigned for easier access of cancel and
> accept actions and to clearly separate dialogs visually from normal app
> pages. The old design was seen confusing by the new users. This moves
> the accept and cancel buttons from the page area to a persistent header
> above the page, which may cause some visual regression in 3rd party
> applications that assume the dialog page fills the whole display. No
> changes are needed for most of the dialogs as we have tried to be
> backwards compatible as much as it was possible with the new design.
> But, some breakages are to be expected.
> In addition, we hope to release the following features
> * Search support in media player
> * Copy unsaved numbers from call log
> * Kazakh keyboard layout
> * Finer control to enable/disable AGPS assistance for obtaining
> location fix
> * Automatically save draft emails on page exit
> * Fix to a bug which caused camera to overwrite captured media
> * Simplified startup wizard flow
> * Improved Homescreen performance and Sailfish application memory use
> (thanks to the new Qt 5.2 rendering pipeline, and background apps not
> keeping buffers and opengl context in memory).
> To recap the implications for app developers, please refer to
> * Browser engine update to Gecko 31 to improve compatibility with
> various web sites and improving scrolling performance
> * Fix to WLAN disconnect issue while roaming due to RSN IE mismatch
> * Internet interface MTU resized to 1280 bytes for mobile data to
> overcome issues with some operator infrastructure
> As usual, this comes with a friendly disclaimer that it is an intent of
> the release content and not a promise.
> We also noticed that signing up for a new Facebook account from a Jolla
> device is no longer possible. The drop-down selection for birthday does
> not work, hence making it impossible to complete the signing up process.
> We suspect that it is most likely due to changes from Facebook,
> nevertheless we'll continue to keep an eye on this issue.
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