GTK vs QTopia vs Android - (was: Re: Android needsapplications) (will be: new vision for openmoko)

Thomas Gstädtner thomas at
Fri Nov 16 19:02:00 CET 2007

This is the openmoko-mailinglist.
Openmoko is a company and - as the main product a software-plattform.
Openmoko uses GTK+2 as main GUI-toolkit.
Openmoko Inc. will sell the Neo1973-Hardware with OpenMoko preinstalled.

Seem's I have to tell you what this here is not:
This is not the android-mailinglist.
OpenMoko Inc. won't ship their hardware with android preinstalled.
User's don't have to switch.
List1: This is not a list to talk about this and that - this is the
openmoko-devel mailinglist, it's for developers.
List2: This is apps mailinglist - it's for all about applications on the

I hoped I could resist answering you, but I'm weak.
So please - if you want to talk about android, go to or
I still think you're wrong here - maybe you don't know it, but you are.

And pleeease, if you are an Windows user, stop talking about "fight against
[...] closed source software"...

Disclaimer: I'm not related to FIC or OpenMoko Inc. - I only speak for

On 11/16/07, Michael Schmidt <schmidtm524 at> wrote:
> 2007/11/16, Heilpern, Mark <mark.heilpern at>:
> > In addition to Gabriel's most important observation, it's also worth
> > noting that when the issue was debated ad infinitum, there was no clear
> > winner of that debate -- instead, lines were drawn close enough to
> > center that the incumbent gtk+ won (not that Qt "winning" would have
> > necessarily changed anything). The point is that OpenMoko is an _open_
> > platform for this very reason
> which OS is then on neo phone by default, GTK is right?
> That several systems exist is theory, we need to know, which OS is on
> the **hardware**.
> many user do not know, how to switch the OS on a phone.. so we need to
> know, with which it is preconfigured. One List participant said GTK,
> can someone officially confirm this?
> Other question: will there be soon some other hardware than neo?
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