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Are not all Sailfish apps open source?

asked 2019-04-16 15:07:14 +0300

Vincent gravatar image

I wanted to have a look at the source code of the mail app. So i went to Sailfish at Github, but i did not find it. Is Github the right place to look? Is the mail app under another name? Did i just overlook it? Or is it not open source?

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If you would like/are willing to contribute under NDA you can contact joona petrel at jolla.

ApB ( 2019-04-16 21:54:30 +0300 )edit

Thanks for that offer, but i don't want to waste anyones time while i can't guarantee to deliver anything useful. I am new to Saifish app programming (not to programming), and i wanted to learn from diving deep into a large project (and maybe add something useful). I'll find me another interesting project for that. But it is good to know NDA is possible, for later.

Vincent ( 2019-04-17 17:01:15 +0300 )edit

@Vincent - this might help a little; https://git.merproject.org/mer-core/nemo-qml-plugin-email

Spam Hunter ( 2019-06-22 01:55:26 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-04-16 17:22:28 +0300

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updated 2019-04-16 18:58:24 +0300

See https://sailfishos.org/wiki/Open_Source and https://wiki.merproject.org/wiki/SailfishOSS (in addition to https://sailfishos.org/content/uploads/2018/11/Sailfish_Architecture.jpg).

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answered 2019-04-16 15:25:04 +0300

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updated 2019-04-16 15:34:17 +0300

Only browser and office are open source: link text

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Thanks for that. Pity mail is not open source. It really needs multiple folder sync. But i am not going to build a completely new mail app.

Vincent ( 2019-04-16 15:39:38 +0300 )edit

Are you just looking for a native possibility? Otherwise K-9 Mail (f-droid) is a great client.

dirksche ( 2019-04-16 20:07:35 +0300 )edit

I know K9 very well. An excellent and complete Android mail app. But i don't have Android on the Sailfish for Gemini PDA, and it is not the way i want to go anyway. The whole idea of using Sailfish is to become Google-free.

Vincent ( 2019-04-16 20:54:55 +0300 )edit

"The whole idea of using Sailfish is to become Google-free." You are totally right. Thats also my reason why I use SFOS. But where is the connection between K-9 and Google?

dirksche ( 2019-04-16 21:43:31 +0300 )edit

@Vincent, there is a possibility to sign on as a contributor with Jolla and get access to the closed source

r0kk3rz ( 2019-04-17 02:20:46 +0300 )edit
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