Vivaldi Tablet

Gary Kline kline at
Tue Mar 27 19:46:22 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 11:28:50AM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
> Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:28:50 +1000
> From: Da Rock <freebsd-questions at>
> Subject: Re: Vivaldi Tablet
> To: Chuck Swiger <cswiger at>
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> On 03/27/12 09:32, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> >On Mar 26, 2012, at 4:07 PM, Da Rock wrote:
> >>To explain the major hurdle in porting to a tablet, you'd need to probably find an alternative windowing solution then Xorg (low memory, especially in vivaldi)- I'm not 100% sure what iOS and Android use.
> >iOS uses a descendant of the Display PostScript WindowServer from NEXTSTEP, although the locals have switched over to Core Graphics with Quartz as the 2D compositing engine [1], along with OpenGL ES for 3D.
> Interesting... Android would be using something else obviously FOSS.

	you guys have any thoughts about a tiny {7"} keyboard
	plugin?  i'm wondering if my VBC project might work with
	this tablet.  i've never seen a keyboard that small.  nice
	tablet, tho.


	PS: i keep looking for tablets with a real keyboard.  not
	very much.  So far... .

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