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

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at vanille-media.de
Thu Jun 25 12:17:33 CEST 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 25.06.2009, 08:47 +0200 schrieb Michal Brzozowski:
> 2009/6/25 Laura Vance <vancel at thespazcat.com>
>         The thing that I think is a complete absurdity is the fact
>         that so much
>         of the software for the FR is written in an interpreted
>         language
>         (Python).  This alone contributes to the slowness of the
>         device.  Heck,
>         the frameworkd is a python program. (top shows "python
>         /usr/bin/frameworkd").  
> The FSO website suggests that they are (or were) planning to port it
> to C or Vala at some point.

This is already underway. fsousaged is done, fsodeviced will be finished
during LinuxTag.

>  But who knows if and when that will happen.

Me :)


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