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From: Kurt H Maier <khm@sciops.net>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] 9front on the Allwinner A64
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:44:47 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Y4U535YLKPRrARi6@wopr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPfmpJD1FFZO4L1RMk8hqe4cemE3EW6AKW6Zy9AO4kdCG6L9pA@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Nov 28, 2022 at 01:06:19PM -0800, adventures in9 wrote:
> If you just want rio on a handheld, that has been done.  You can dig
> around the old plan9 code for stuff for the compaq ipaq.  There is
> bitsy/keyboard for on screen keyboard.
> The trickier part is going to be rethinking everything for what is
> effectively a "1 button mouse" style of input.  And that apps run more
> as full screen in virtual desktops than as windows that change
> position.  Or maybe use a tiling window manager?

A lot of this was tried on inferno running on Android as part of the
'hellaphone' project.  So many of the Android abstraction layers have
changed that the project won't run on anything resembling a modern
device, but the UI work is there.  It looks like jfloren did some
pinephone stuff to it a couple years back:



  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-11-28 22:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-27 19:45 sirjofri
2022-11-28  0:26 ` adventures in9
2022-11-28  7:56   ` sirjofri
2022-11-28 21:06     ` adventures in9
2022-11-28 21:20       ` unobe
2022-11-28 22:44       ` Kurt H Maier [this message]
2022-11-29  8:04         ` sirjofri
2022-11-29 14:42           ` Kurt H Maier
2022-11-29 16:50             ` sirjofri
2022-11-29 18:04               ` Tom Schwindl
2022-11-29 18:59                 ` adventures in9
2022-11-29 19:23                   ` Tom Schwindl
2022-11-30  2:38           ` Stuart Morrow
2022-11-30  6:34             ` adventures in9
2022-12-01 14:12               ` Stuart Morrow
2022-11-30  2:35       ` Stuart Morrow

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