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Re: PlayStation 3 With Enlightenment

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____/ 7 on Sunday 18 Sep 2011 18:03 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> A Native Enlightenment EFL Port To PlayStation 3
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>> | From the announcement, "This port comes as great news for the ps3
>> | homebrew community which has been strugling with a complete lack of
>> | tools for easily developing application. With PSL1GHT (The unofficial
>> | PS3 SDK) and a port of the SDL as pretty much the only available
>> | libraries for the PS3, not much could be done without a huge waste of
>> | time in order to reimplement all the basic things. The initial port of
>> | the EFL was done in just a couple of days, where eina, eet, evas, ecore,
>> | embryo and edje were made available and a port of expedite and eskiss
>> | were successfully running on the PS3.The port was made using the SDL
>> | engine for evas, and while it worked, the performance wasn't great."
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>> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=OTkyMQ
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> 
> 
> Surely it is best to abandon this crapware platform?
> The humble PC with a decent graphics card is far more powerful
> and with Linux on it, does more decent things than any plystation
> or micoshaft software can hope to achieve ever.
> Linux has the highest resolution / frame rate envelope and
> can't be beaten when it comes to platform diversity either.
> Very soon 4 core and higher are coming to Linux with
> graphics acceleration and it will still cost only
> a couple of dollars to buy the chips. The ARM chip and tablets will
> totally dominate the gaming market. It would be foolish to buy
> light weight toys like an inflexible plystation with its
> heavy baggage of anti-Linux troll management when simple
> ARM tablets will exceed the power and capability
> of plystation in a few months time for good.

There's hardly any talk about PS4, but Sony is working on multiple
Linux-based devices (Android), including some gaming consoles, albeit
handheld.

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		~~ Best of wishes

Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz (Ph.D. Medical Biophysics), Imaging Researcher
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