Openmoko on Design

Jay Vaughan jayv at
Tue Jul 29 08:11:39 CEST 2008

> And while Openmoko is working on their own framework, I have to agree
> with many other voices: knowing which platform to develop for, as a
> developer myself, is confusing. I don't like the thought of having to
> write multiple versions of an application that caters to GTK and Qt
> separately, although I recall that the FSO framework is trying to  
> bridge
> that gap. But I also don't want to have to market my application as
> "only works on 2007.2/FSO because I use GTK" because that's the  
> route I
> chose to build my app.

More important to note is the hassles involved in *testing* for all  
the differing platforms.

I've got lofty dreams that my applications might actually be worth it  
to someone.  But if I have to support them on all 4 different  
platforms, thats 4 more phones I should buy and set up with the  
different environments .. hmm ..

> Personally, I signed up to help manage the wiki to make it a better
> source of information.

I'm working on developer tutorials.

Jay Vaughan

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