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Are new features being added to aliendalvik?

asked 2016-12-17 21:30:32 +0300

Federico gravatar image

updated 2016-12-17 23:20:02 +0300

If I understand correctly, Android emulation is not developed natively by Jolla but by a third party (Myriad).

So, this suggests the question: are new features still being added to aliendalvik, like they are in the rest of the OS? Or is it presently in maintenance mode and there is no chance to ever see added the things that are still missing (for instance: write access to the contacts, several Bluetooth profiles)?

I have checked the last few changelogs, but there is very little regarding aliendalvik.

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I'm actually too lazy to search for the logs now, but I believe that in one of the last community meetings on IRC somebody said an improvement in Android compatibility was something they worked on simply because their commercial partners/investors want it that way.

ossi1967 ( 2016-12-17 22:41:06 +0300 )edit

There's a job ad for an Android Runtime Technical Lead which seems relevant?

bruce_one ( 2016-12-18 01:37:39 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-12-18 04:52:33 +0300

taran gravatar image

updated 2016-12-18 04:55:27 +0300

Write access to contacts is must ..still couldnt add contacts through whatsapp ! also current sfos incorporates aliendalvik v1.46 which i suppose could be updated ?

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