[IAEP] For Sugar Everywhere, Google-ize!

C. Scott Ananian cscott at cscott.net
Wed Feb 16 22:28:11 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:16 PM, Martin Sevior <msevior at gmail.com> wrote:

> It seems to me that the minimum requirement for this idea to have the
> remotest chance of reusing all the work that has gone into sugar so
> far is for Gtk to have android graphics backend. Gtk-3.0 can
> apparently now draw to HTML 5.
> So maybe it it is possible to build such a thing for android? An
> android backend to Gtk-3.0 would be extremely valuable to the Free
> Software community. So much so that I wonder if there has been an
> attempt to do this.

Funny you should ask!

There's also http://www.chromium.org/nativeclient/reference/arm-overviewand
point the way toward allowing native apps using gtk to be embedded
more-or-less directly.

Clearly in a disconnected situation you would both (a) be running the
'server' side locally (or serving from files or Chrome 'app packs', and (b)
using the extensive HTML5 facilities for offline storage and local

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