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SubjectRe: [RFC] QR encoding for Oops messages
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On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:49 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 02:59:47PM -0700, Teodora Baluta wrote:
>
>> As far as decoding is concerned, there are a lot of apps on mobile devices
>> that decode QR codes (just text mostly). In order to make this work, an
>> app which also decodes the QR code is needed. I will be working the next
>> couple of weeks on an Android app which scans the Oops encoding QR and
>> sends it to a server which keeps track of these Oopses that are sent to
>> it making a sort of stream of the latest Oopses. Any thoughts on what the best
>> workflow would be are more than welcomed.
>
> When I was thinking about doing this a while ago, my plan was to simply
> encode the oops as a URL - that way existing QR reader software would
> work and there's no need to write a specialised application. I also
> registered the domain kbu.gs to provide the service. Obviously I never
> got around to actually writing the code, so this is great!

That would have worked as well, I guess. I really hope to get this
into shape for it to be accepted.

Thanks.

--
Teodora

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> Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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