How "snappy" can the Openmoko GUI get using GTK?

Giles Jones giles.jones at
Sun Sep 2 17:24:52 CEST 2007

On 2 Sep 2007, at 15:58, Ted Lemon wrote:

> This is definitely not true.   I mean, it's true that the QVGA is  
> going to take less time to paint, but paint times aren't the  
> problem - if they were, kinetic scrolling wouldn't look so nice.    
> No, there's something else going on that's making the UI so  
> unresponsive.   Possibly something is timing out, or something's  
> running in lock-step that should be asynchronous.

VGA is 4x times the data, not two times. That will have a noticable  
effect. The only VGA device I have owned was a Toshiba E800 PDA, this  
had an ATI chip and it was still a little sluggish.

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