[wikireader] Project Gutenberg (again)

Tom Bachmann e_mc_h2 at web.de
Tue Jun 8 23:45:26 CEST 2010

> This has nothing to do with the data structures. We cache the fonts
> into the SDRAM to speed up the entire system. Without this, WikiReader
> is too painfully slow (reading from the SD card caps out at around
> 125kb/s.) Currently we use 32MB of SDRAM. This means we can hold a few
> font styles but we need to move to smaller size SDRAM for future
> productions for cost reasons. So we have to be super careful with how
> we handle fonts. It's quite a complex problem for us. Especially as we
> add more and more language support.

I see. That's the kind of deep problem I'd rather leave to you experts. 
I'll just wait and see if you cook something up. Till then I can live 
without boldface.


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