Survey about the Touchscreen
don.juanton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 23:26:40 CET 2008
You mean, the only thing that truly blows them away is the resolution
of the screen... Which you can have with any type of modern LCD panel,
can you not?
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:03 PM, Thorben Krueger
<thkruege at googlemail.com>wrote:
> +1 indeed, the screen is about the only thing that truly blows
> people's minds away atm...
> 2008/11/21 Ken Young <rtm at cfa.harvard.edu>:
> > Denis Galvao wrote:
> >>>On 21/11/2008, at 13:20, Ken Young wrote:
> >>>> Really, we don't need a hi res screen on a day by day gadget
> >>> I could not possibly disagree more strongly.
> >>So, give me a reason where you will need that.
> > As long as we have at least a VGA resolution screen, it is
> > relatively easy for us to port linux desktop applications to
> > the Openmoko phones. Once we drop down to HVGA, or (heaven
> > forbid!) QVGA, there will need to be extensive UI redesign
> > to get most apps. from the desktop world to run on an OM phone,
> > especially when a soft keyboard is needed. So reducing the
> > resolution will greatly reduce the code base we can leverage.
> > In addition, I don't think you can ever had too many pixels on
> > a machine you intend to run a web browser on. Right now,
> > when I show someone my Freerunner, the only thing that impresses
> > them is the display. It would be a shame if OM dropped the
> > one part of its hardware that is actually superior to what
> > is found on other smartphones.
> > Ken Young
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