[openbeos-cdt] Re: Areas of interest for CDT

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 13:57:56 +0100

"Humdinger" <humdingerb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I could imagine that the "deep skinning" you mention, to get a totally 
> flexible GUI would need a complete rewrite of the app_server. I'm no 
> developer, so I may be wrong, but I don't see this coming for many 
> years.

Not a rewrite, but quite some changes, and also in the driver 
department (so definitely a lot of work).

> Also, Haiku's stated goal is the Desktop. I expect netbooks being the 
> smallest targeted devices. For those, relatively small changes, like 
> running no Tracker and Deskbar, but fullscreen replacements, may be 
> enough to accommodate the small form factor. The same for home theater 
> systems, running only a few custom applications.

Actually, I see no reason why you couldn't use either application as is 
on a netbook - they are both very space conserving and efficient.


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