Why is Qtopia much faster?

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Mon Jul 21 20:08:06 CEST 2008

Tilman Baumann wrote:
> Yorick Moko wrote:
>> This might be a stupid question, but it isn't the first and will not
>> be the last stupid one I ask :).
>> I have glimpsed at the 2007.2, ASU and qtopia image (the latest
>> builds) and a very noticable difference is the speed.
>> Will this improve in the ASU and the 2007.2 or should I not get my
>> hopes on? Qtopia just responds and seems to load everything faster.
> Qtopia has a more integrated aproach. They load plugins for different 
> features. (AFAIK)
> And the other systems launch new programs for each task. Sometimes even 
> based on different frameworks. (e,gtk,qt)
> There are ideas how to speed them up. Like pre-loading or integrating 
> the basic phone apps into one binary.
> If you want speed now, take qtopia. What you get is a phone.
> The other systems go a few steps further...

how so?

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, Trolltech, a Nokia company

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