[Lazarus] Firefox OS

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 16 12:11:34 CEST 2013

Am 16.07.2013 10:44, schrieb Michael Schnell:
> On 07/15/2013 10:47 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> asm.js does seem to have a lot going for it. So I suppose a fair 
>> question is to what extent custom-drawn LCLs for Android and Firefox 
>> OS could share code, and whether this abstraction could be useful for 
>> other targets e.g. framebuffer or "naked" X.
> http://asmjs.org/spec/latest/#introduction looks really interesting as 
> a target arch for fpc.
> AFAIU (but I might be wrong) the Android GUI API is based on HTML4, 
> while the FirefoxOS GUI API is based on HTML5. I understand that HTML5 
> is a lot more versatile when it you want do display LCL visual objects 
> in a Browser including providing GUI events that trigger Pascal events 
> via an event queue (see EXTPASCAL / EXTJS for HTML4 plus Java script 
> based stuff, that might be used via Comet based HTTP server 
> functionality and often seems to ask for some trouble).
> Moreover a future move of Android's towards HTML5 would be rather 
> logical (keep you crystal ball at hand).
Ehm... you do know that the Android GUI is not based on any HTML? It's a 
Java based system...


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