[maemo-developers] Android Vs. Maemo

From: Sami.Kyostila at nokia.com Sami.Kyostila at nokia.com
Date: Thu Nov 15 10:00:12 EET 2007
>Martin Grimme wrote:
>> why not Java and OpenGL as well? I'm confident that at least 
>OpenGL on 
>> maemo is not far away. :)
>Porting a software OpenGL layer isn't that hard. Fabrice 
>Bellards TinyGL would be a candidate for it, because the Omap 
>2420 (N8x0 uC) supports vfp. http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/TinyGL/

I think OpenGL ES (http://www.khronos.org/opengles/), a subset of OpenGL
for embedded systems, would be a more viable alternative. As an
experiment, I ported some OpenGL ES software to Maemo a while back:


The performance is what you might expect from a software renderer, but
it's a start.

- Sami

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