[sword-devel] iLiad eBook by iRex

David Trotz dtrotzjr at crosswire.org
Thu Sep 4 07:32:11 MST 2008

That looks cool. Price is steep as you say but it would be fun to port
gnomesword to it.

Sebastien Koechlin wrote:
> Hello
> Does anybody already planned to have a sword frontend running on this eBook?
> http://www.irextechnologies.com/products
> It's running Linux, with X11 (4bpp) and GTK, root access is available for
> developers and third party software can be developped on it, it's using a
> Wacom interface (and not just 3 or 4 buttons). You can add plenty of
> disk-space (MMC-cards up to 1Gb and CF-cards up to 8Gb).
> But, it's expensive, running Linux 2.4, according to
> http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1238478 power management is
> bad (and WiFi too for "2nd edition").
> Do you think front ends could run easily on it? I see that greylevel display
> and very high dpi can be a problem for a vanillia gnomesword.

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