brad at bradfuller.com
Wed Jan 31 06:28:29 UTC 2007
Aaron Reichow wrote:
> I do similar things that I do with my desktop- I use it for most of what
> I do, with the exception of web browsing. For my PDA, that means:
> 1. Remote access via telnet and VNC
> 2. Notetaking
What do you use to take notes?
> 3. PIM stuff (there aren't any PIM apps that come installed on the Nokia
> tablets, so that's handy!)
What PIM stuff do you use?
> 4. Scripting of all kinds- like on the desktop, I like being able to
> write little snippits of code to tell me stuff.
> I'm sure I"m forgetting something... but yeah, there you go!
> On Jan 30, 2007, at 7:15 PM, Ivan Tomek wrote:
>> Speaking about applications, what do people typically do with Squeak on
>> their portable devices?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org
>> [mailto:squeak-dev-bounces at lists.squeakfoundation.org] On Behalf Of
>> Aaron Reichow
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 9:01 PM
>> To: The general-purpose Squeak developers list
>> Subject: Re: OLPC-like device...
>> On Jan 30, 2007, at 12:21 PM, Brad Fuller wrote:
>>> To add to Aaron Reichow post:
>>> Is the Nokia N800 too low in CPU power?
>>> -- brad fuller
>> And too add more-
>> My brand spankin' new N800 gets this for tinyBenchmarks:
>> 18,348,623 bytecodes/sec and 667,395 sends/sec
>> I definitely feel the difference between the 770 and the N800 in
>> Squeak. Squeak 3.9 out of the box is still too slow to use, but the
>> performance of 3.2 and 3.4 is quite snappy. For those who may not
>> have used older versions of Squeak, or not have used them for a
>> while, _please_ _note_ that those older versions aren't that much
>> different. It's pretty easy to port code between versions of Squeak
>> in the 3.x series. Some folks seem to think that using 3.2 is like
>> using Windows 3.1- far from it. Newer Squeaks have some features
>> that may be required for your app- stuff from SqueakLand, traits, or
>> some of the character/language support stuff. But for what most
>> folks do, other than the obvious changes in look, a lot of folks
>> wouldn't notice the difference very quickly.
>> Finding tablets under $1000 will pretty much limit you to PDA like
>> devices like the Nokia N800 or possibly older used devices. But
>> depending on your app, using Squeak 3.2 on a Nokia N800 might work
>> out very well!
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