[wikireader] Project Gutenberg (again)

Sean Moss-Pultz sean at openmoko.com
Wed Jun 9 02:47:52 CEST 2010

On Tuesday, June 8, 2010, Tom Bachmann <e_mc_h2 at web.de> wrote:
>> 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.

Sure. We'll add it to our todo list. Please keep us posted as to your
progress. This is super exciting work you're doing!




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