Qtopia coming for Neo1973

Dani Anon mrtitor at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 11:18:39 CEST 2007

Just for the record, those are tablets, that weight more (i.e: they
have more battery life thus power) that can take such overhead. N800
doesn't even have phone functions! Do you know about any linuxphone
with X?

Consider that QT had a X port already, why waste time removing the X
dependence for QTopia if the overhead wasn't important? ;)


On 9/25/07, Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 10:32:46 +0200, Dani Anon <mrtitor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > strongly agree with all these points. With mobile devices, direct
> > access to the hardware is everything because it might mean an extra
> > hour of battery. the main problem right now is I'm not sure about the
> > future of openmoko if they keep using X. When I learnt openmoko was
> > using an X server it surprised me a lot, its a very weird decision.
> > Most of Linux powered extramobile devices that I know of (please
> > correct me if I'm wrong) have some kind of framebuffer environment in
> > which you can directly draw stuff on screen with little overhead.
> Just for the record, Nokia N770/N800 uses X.
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