Pocket Supercomputing?

Adrian-Ken Rueegsegger ken at gmx.ch
Sun Feb 3 21:32:29 CET 2008


Al Johnson wrote:
> 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.

I made some nx packages for openmoko a while ago but never got around to 
test them. I did get nxcl and it's respective dependencies to compile 
without errors. If anybody is interested let me know.


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