Some feedback from using the neo as a phone for a day
Kero van Gelder
kero at chello.nl
Tue Oct 16 09:18:24 CEST 2007
> >> I noticed that too. Maybe the panel applets process needs to run under
> >> a supervisor that will restart it?
> > Nah, they (or one of them, since I think it's one application) should
> > simply not crash.
> > Supervisors add complexity that I do not desire.
> I beg to disagree. It's impossible to be absolutely sure it won't crash,
> since we're open to users installing random stuff there. And I think the
> "complexity" of a supervisor is at least trivial. Making sure the phone
> never becomes partially unusable is much more important to me than the
> tiny difference in complexity a supervisor would add.
<irony>That must be why we have supervisors for complex beasts such
as the kernel and a shell.</irony>
Looking at it another way, the matchbox thing that crashes *is* the
The current crashes should be solved. They should not be hidden.
Future crashes should not be hidden, either.
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