[Israel.pm] Nokia to port Perl to Mobile phones

Issac Goldstand margol at beamartyr.net
Mon Jan 19 02:58:09 PST 2004


You don't need NTP on many phones.  They have it built in, via GPRS (mine
does anyway - 3510i).  There are plenty of email programs for Java (which is
standard now), too.  But I know Orange has a problem with MIDLets accessing
the Net (they used to anyway).

  Yitzchak

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yuval Yaari" <yuval at windax.com>
To: "Perl in Israel" <perl at perl.org.il>
Sent: Monday, January 19, 2004 10:22 AM
Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] Nokia to port Perl to Mobile phones


> Shlomo,
>
> I would like to query my calls. Maybe with regex...
> SELECT SUM(time) as PayToOrange FROM DialedCalls WHERE PhoneNumber =~
> /^(054|055)/;
>
> Should be nifty, but my work pays for my bills anyway.
>
> To be honest, I _must_ have an ntp client (ntpdate) on my cellphone.
> Damn thing gets out of sync when my cellphone falls off of my (choose:
> bed, desk, hands, dog).
> To be honest, I must have all my clocks in sync.
>
> My alarm clock won't connect to the intra-web and update itself... Now
> here's a startup!
>
> Anyway, after I write some sort of "ntpdate" in Perl, I want a program
> that connects to my POP3 server and gives me all the subjects of my
e-mails.
> Possibly, I would like to choose a specific e-mail and read it.
>
> All these tasks require some sort of internet connection, and modules
> (that do exist in CPAN...).
> Internet connection is available, but expensive.
>
> Since I have a problem waking up in the morning, I would extend the
> alarm clock so it'd ask me to type some long passphrase before it turns
> itself off, thus making sure I am awake.
>
>
> Can't wait to write programs for my cellular phone, anyway.
>
>   --Yuval
>
>
> Shlomo Yona wrote:
>
> >On Sun, 18 Jan 2004, Yuval Yaari wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >>Did you start planning on what applications you're going to code for
> >>Nokia phones?
> >>I don't have any specific ideas, but I'll probably spend tons of time
> >>writing code for my (non-existing...) Nokia.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >A useful application, especially for cell phones would be:
> >
> > Automatic summarization.
> >
> >A component able to do automatic language identification and
> >summarization for incomming data for the purpose of fitting
> >it into a cell phone screen is useful.
> >
> >
> >
>
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