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S-off discussion

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By pside15, Senior Member on 17th April 2012, 12:47 AM
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Starting this thread for any discussion of the s-off tool in development or s-off talk in general. Hopefully this will help keep the development thread clear of chatter.

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17th April 2012, 03:42 PM |#2  
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Good idea, I wish there was more of this on XDA.

Perhaps if for each development project there was a dedicated thread for chatter, expressions of thanks, etc people would feel more comfortable using it.

Development threads might not grow to thousands of entries, with almost 0% of the entries actually about development.

I'm new here, post count is very low - but my posting habits won't change when I eventually get to 10 posts - unless I do get around to actually doing some Android development I can't see a reason for posting in the dev area.

I guess though that some dev's may prefer it the way it is, as a sign of recognition, or something...

17th April 2012, 06:04 PM |#3  
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thank you for doing this, i was just thinking the same thing
17th April 2012, 07:58 PM |#4  
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Yay we can yap! is it done yet? Jk..i hope we get it soon. I hate being left behind on GB cuz of my non-upgraded bootloader..

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17th April 2012, 09:28 PM |#5  
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Honestly you are not missing much imo. GB was so damn efficient I don't see a huge revolutionary change. ICS is very smooth and fast with the help of the developers many to be named I don't want to leave anyone out. But don't feel like you're so far behind bc you are not. Only recently has there been a few more roms to try out.
17th April 2012, 10:11 PM |#6  
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will s-off make it say easier to get ASOP type roms on to this phone?
17th April 2012, 10:53 PM |#7  
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Not necessarily, but it will work for all devices (vivid, holiday, velocity) with no porting and wou will be able to flash everything right from your phone, no computer needed.

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17th April 2012, 11:05 PM |#8  
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Having s-off has its advantages. Having being part of the beta I can tell its great.
The best for it is being really for developing New Roms and aosp. Makes a lot less of a hassle to flash New kernels and firmware.

I'm sure we won't have to wait much longer for the beta to be over, its a fairly simple process but they have to make sure its foolproof so we don't have a lot of bricks like we suffered with the ota release that happened.

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18th April 2012, 12:32 AM |#9  
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I should have jumped on irc

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18th April 2012, 01:39 AM |#10  
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if becomes S-off, then I would like to try porting sense 4.0..
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