[SailfishDevel] Update on SailfishOS roadmap
soumya.bijjal at jollamobile.com
Mon Aug 10 15:18:23 UTC 2015
During July we have worked on bringing the new UI framework (Sailfish OS
2.0 user experience) to releasable quality and hunting down the critical
issues blocking the OS release for both phone and Tablet. We are now in
release candidate phase for 1.1.9 (1.1.8 has been skipped) and have
provided access to our community beta (cbeta) group to receive external
feedback on the release content.
With the help of our cbeta members, we are continuing to improve the
release before it can be made available for early access users.
A big thank you to them for always providing us honest and valuable
feedback on our work. We have loads of reports to analyse and will
continue to do that. Please bear with us as not all improvements
requested will happen for 1.1.9.
We will continue with the UI redesign, bring in further improvements to
the Sailfish user experience and complete the transition to Sailfish OS
2.0 in the next upgrade (build version 1.2).
In the meantime, we are eager to rollout the toolchain upgrade to GCC4.8
via 1.1.7 to our users. We want to release this before we can introduce
1.1.7 early access is expecting another release candidate with the
* Extra large Android app icons when added to favorites [188.8.131.52]
* WLAN hotspot stops working when running applications that use GPS
and reboots device on disabling hotspot
With the rollout of this release candidate, we want to ensure that we
have not missed software related upgrade issues.
Now, going back to our iteration plans, we have the following goals set
for this month:
* Conclude 1.1.9 for phone and tablet
* Look at various OS update failure cases with 1.1.7 early access and
try to make the process more robust
* Bring tablet support for Harbour, Store and Accounts to production
* Resolve most pressing issues from cbeta feedback on the new UI
* Ramp up hardware adaptation development for Intex phone
The roadmap page has been updated with the planned content.
A bit about Intex phone:
Last month, we announced our first Sailfish OS licensing partner, Intex
Technologies. We are excited to have this opportunity to bring Sailfish
OS to other device vendors. We will be working together with the Intex
team to port SailfishOS on their hardware. Read more about this
partnership in our press release:
More information about the Devel