why openmoko is so slow? Is it a joke?

Thomas White taw at bitwiz.org.uk
Tue Jul 14 15:43:31 CEST 2009

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 12:30:29 -0700
Ben Wong <lists.openmoko.org at wongs.net> wrote:

> Thank you, Maddog, for your trenchant comment.  I was having trouble
> verbalizing a response to mobiphil, but you've hit it exactly.  To
> consider Openmoko a failure for having lower GPU performance is to
> misunderstand what Openmoko is about.  From my point of view, Openmoko
> is a success that is still unfolding.  I have exactly what I want, a
> free as in freedom phone and an active community of people to hack
> with.  That's what I paid my money for.

... and don't forget that part of what's unfolding (albeit slowly) is better
support for the acceleration features of everyone's favourite graphics chip..


Thomas White <taw at bitwiz.org.uk>

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