openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Sun Feb 3 19:08:32 CET 2008
On Thursday 31 January 2008, Lally Singh wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2008 5:31 PM, joerg <joerg.twinklephone at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am Do 31. Januar 2008 schrieb Shawn Rutledge:
> > [...]
> > > My
> > > goal is to have applications written in arbitrary languages, running
> > > on app servers, using a terse UI meta-language *) to transfer the
> > > user-interaction parts of the apps to the thin client (more or less,
> > > depending on the processing power/bandwidth tradeoffs on the client
> > > side).
> > *) So it seems you're talking about X. Don't you? (Well "terse" is
> > relative) something like
> > root at GTA> ssh -X -l itsME myserver.dyndns.org konqueror
> Eh, these days it's probably better off being AJAX based. X widget
> sets haven't been designed for good use over slower network links in
> ages. May as well take advantage of web standards, and we can likely
> avoid having to write/invent anything specifically for the neo.
NX anyone? The nxcl libs should make it fairly easy to do a front end for
OpenMoko. It works well on restricted bandwidth and can be used for either
individual apps or a whole desktop.
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