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On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 1:19 PM, Ian McKellar <ian.mckel...@rd.io> wrote:We intend to use as little of Android as possible, in fact. Really,
> Why not boot to a more conventional Linux stack? Android brings a lot
> of baggage that's useful for building a mobile phone running J*va apps
> but does less for bringing up a Gecko. Surely a straight-forward Linux
> w/ X would be a simpler, more open way to implement a Gecko-OS.
we want to use the kernel + drivers, plus libc and ancillary stuff.
It's not likely that we'll use the Android Java-wrapped graphics APIs,
for example. It's nice to start from something that's known to boot
and have access to all the devices we want to expose. Maybe that's
not the right direction, though, so if someone wants to explore
another direction that'd be just fine.
Our experiences with performance and hardware acceleration on X
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