Why one cannot recommend the freerunner as a daily phone (was Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?)

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 22 20:56:54 CEST 2009

On Monday 22 June 2009, mobi phil wrote:
>I think carrying Xwindows is the biggest
> mistake. I personally encourage QT or new start with gtk on top of
> www.directfb.org/, so that gtk based interfaces can be reused... By the way
> did anybody consider gtk with directfb as direction? Or I am wrong and the
> bottleneck is not really Xwindows?

This has been discussed _many_ times before. Those with extensive experience 
in this area have said X is not the bottleneck. I've just dug out a few of 
Raster's comments:


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