Qtopia coming for Neo1973

Tilman Baumann tilman at baumann.name
Tue Sep 18 21:16:07 CEST 2007

thomas.cooksey at bt.com wrote:
>> Very simple, i would think it is about compatibility of code.  With
>> openmoko, it is a small difficulty to port a normal linux application
>> to openmoko.  With Qtopia, it would probably involve a rewrite of
>> major sections of the code.
> Also, one possible solution to this would be to run an x server which outputed to a QWS window. I seem to remember something like this being developed for OpenZaurus years ago. I would have thought something like Xvfb or Xephyr could be modified to display output into a QWS window?
>> If you don't like it? Ignore it. Make it better. Whatever.
>> No one made a decision for _you_.
> True. Who am I to challenge the decisions of others? 
Because it is too late. :)

> I understand that, but I just can't bare to see duplication of effort in community projects, it's such a waste of such talented people.

No it's not. Its the reason why opensource is so diverse and successful.

Would you really say either gnome or is wasted effort and should be 
Or vim/gnome,linux/bsd,gecko/webkit/mysql/postgres...

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