Re: Question regarding the features for the next release

On Mon, 2009-08-10 at 13:52 -0400, Darren Albers wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Dan Williams<dcbw redhat com> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 19:00 -0400, Darren Albers wrote:
> >> Dan,
> >>
> >> I see that PAN support is coming in 8.0 but your blog post mentioned
> >> that Bluetooth DUN would be a bit more difficult.   Is that going to
> >> make the next release or would it be further down the road?   I am
> >> primarily interested in being able to use Bluetooth to my Blackberry
> >> since that device won't show up as a serial device.
> >
> > Blackberry is going to be more problematic, since its serial stuff is
> > quite a bit more "special".  It requires the use of berry to poke the
> > USB bits into serial mode, requires special commands to send the
> > PIN/unlock code to the device, and doesn't support a lot of the
> > traditional AT commands.  But thankfully I think ModemManager with 0.8
> > can handle that better and even perhaps transparently to NM.
> >
> > I don't have a ton of time to work on DUN at this moment, and I'm
> > thinking it may not hit 0.8.0 unless we get some help on that front.
> > But it's still certainly a priority.
> >
> > Dan
> >
> If you use DUN over Bluetooth on a Blackberry it doesn't require all
> that junk thankfully which is why I was hoping to see DUN over
> Bluetooth support  :)

Ah right, over Bluetooth :)  You're correct.  Out of curiousity, any
chance you can pull some ATI and AT+GCAP responses out of the device
over DUN?


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