Om2009 release plan

Joel Newkirk freerunner at
Tue Mar 3 07:11:32 CET 2009

On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 11:40:21 -0700
Angus Ainslie <nytowl at> wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 18:31 +0100, Florian Hackenberger wrote:
> > Thanks for keeping us informed of the release schedule! One
> > question related to paroli comes to mind. I tested paroli (from
> > SVN) with FSO 5.1 and noticed that paroli is meant to be running
> > full screen. Is that a temporary requirement? Because it would
> > basically rule out the use of a window manager like illume and
> > would result in having to implement WM, launcher (.desktop),
> > systray, ... functionality in paroli, which would obviously be
> > quite a duplication of effort. Could someone please explain the
> > paroli plans with respect to the fullscreen requirement?
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 	Florian
> > 
> Full screen is how paroli is intended to be used. It will not be a WM,
> launcher etc. It will still co-exist quite nicely with illume and that
> is how I've been running it for the last few days. Providing a stable
> phone platform is what paroli is about.
> Once the UI spec is published it should become a little clearer.
> Angus

I've always envisioned a sideways swipe switching from 'desktop' to
fullscreen 'phone'/'home' GUI... :)


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