[Ros-talk] Anybody out there?
neoneye at adslhome.dk
Sat Dec 20 10:08:10 EST 2003
On Fri, 2003-12-19 at 23:15, Shasckaw wrote:
> ROS is a really big project when seen in its whole. As I already said, I
> compare it to the Gnu project. That means that one of its purpose would
> be to host a lot of sub-projects. In its begining, Gnu was just Emacs
> (and a lot of RMS's ideas). So why would ROS need more to begin? :)
Yes ROS will require much effort.
80 % of the time, only 20 % of the code is being executed.
It guess microsoft has focused on these 20 % of code :-)
> Mmmh... What about making a Ruby Window Managing System? I don't talk
> about a window manager but about a good replacement for X11R6. But it's
> not a little work you know...
I have my slow server in my wardrobe, and uses a p133 as x-server.
Speed are terrible. I think VNC does a better job than X11.
Does there exist any alternatives to X11 ?
> Or what about Mozilla and its XUL? I've heard that XPFE can be adapted
> powerfull (as it evolves)!
I have had some doubts about which kind of gui to choose.. Im no expert,
but XUL is nice.
> Or what about using GnuStep with an optmised graphical backend and its
> Ruby Bindings? (GnuStep is written in Objective-C)
> One day, I even thought about the possibility of making an exo-kernel
> with Objective-C... if you like crazy ideas, I have some lefting in my
> bag! ;)
I guess exo-kernels still are research projects.
Unleash some more ideas.. you are welcome.
> One really serious idea is having a Ruby Build System. For me, it is
> even an cornerstone for the whole project.
tell me more. I am only familiar with freeBSD's ports system, but I
guess you want something else ?
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