[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 8.1 RC1 - thoughts and ideas

Bill Sun billksun at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 18:27:44 PDT 2010


If that doesn't work, we can all pool in.

In exchange, we all get our chances at driving Kris like a slave :)

-Bill

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Mike Bybee <mbybee at dometrilogy.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 1:37 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
>
>> On 07/07/2010 16:28, finid at linuxbsdos.com wrote:
>>
>>> There will always be the desktop, but at some point, it will, in the
>>> jargon of evolutionary biology, become a peripheral isolate. The future
>>> is
>>> in mobile devices, and thanks to major players like Google, intel and
>>> Nokia, it's all gonna revolve around Linux (Android, MeeGo, Linaro and a
>>> bunch of other spinoffs). Even the traditional desktop, or what remains
>>> of
>>> it, will be touch-capable.
>>>
>>> How are we going to evolve?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Fini D.
>>> http://LinuxBSDos.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Once I can get my hands on some touch-screen capable hardware I would love
>> to start implementing touch support. We already have "xvkbd" for keyboard
>> input, the only real challenge is going to be getting the touch drivers
>> working. There aren't a ton of touch-screen desktop devices out there just
>> yet, although the archos 9 looks neat. Its fast enough to run PC-BSD and may
>> look good with the KDE netbook interface. I agree that we need to evolve as
>> well, and touch support will probably be an important feature in the next
>> several years.
>>
>> http://www.archos.com/products/nb/archos_9/index.html?country=us&lang=en
>>
>> Who's going to send me one?? :)
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kris Moore
>> PC-BSD Software
>> iXsystems
>>
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> I'll trade one for one of those iXSystems laptops ;)
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Mike Bybee
>
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