[squeak-dev] Summe of Code 2008 Project ideas
norbert at hartl.name
Wed Mar 5 15:42:11 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 16:17 +0100, cdrick wrote:
> in the same spirit, I think squeakNOS for eeepc would be excellent
> :)... especially in a touch screen version
> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VaerIGpO5Q&feature=related only a mod
> for windows right now but should be in production for newer version).
Ok, than the project would be to write a software layer which enables
us to use linux device drivers. Without utilizing devices even squeak
is not much fun :)
> 2008/3/5, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name>:
> > On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 03:18 +0200, Tansel wrote:
> > > I have a couple of ideas for Summer of code projects, I don't know how
> > > relevant they are but they are useful projects for people who are interested
> > > in rnning Squeak on small devices.
> > >
> > > One is porting Squeak natively to and/or making it work efficiently on
> > > Chumby.
> > >
> > > http://www.chumby.com
> > >
> > > Chumby is interesting in a way that it is very hackable both in hardware and
> > > software terms.
> > >
> > Very good. It would be wonderful to have a good support for the
> > most prominent arm cores. There are a lot of nice devices which
> > have an arm core. The openmoko phone (FIC 1973)  and the Nokia
> > N810  are just two of them. And they all feature a touchscreen.
> > I'm not sure if the chumby is based on openembedded  but it looks
> > like. So chumby and openmoko are both based on openembedded.
> > There is also a openembedded support for maemo  which tries
> > leverage the barrier to develop for it .
> > The native porting initiative could care about integrating to
> > build of squeak into openembedded. Tony Garnock-Jones has done
> > this  for the openmoko phone.
> > I don't know what interfaces exist in squeak to have access to
> > a touchscreen. A way to go could be to enable support for tslib
> > 
> > And, of course, I would like to have a calibration software for
> > my wiimote in squeak  :)
> > Norbert
> >  http://www.openmoko.com/ and http://www.openmoko.org
> >  http://www.nokia.co.uk/N810
> >  http://www.openembedded.org/
> >  http://maemo.org/
> >  http://dev.openbossa.org/trac/mamona/
> >  http://www.lshift.net/blog/2007/08/23/squeak-and-openembedded
> >  http://tslib.berlios.de/
> >  http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~johnny/projects/wii/
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