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Windows Ce 5.0 Gp32

Discussion in 'General talk' started by GP32BLU166, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. GP32BLU166

    GP32BLU166 Still Fresh

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  2. onionfrog

    onionfrog Sir Cheapass Gamer

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    Windows is shite...
    I doubt anything useful will come of that project..
     
  3. Shadow of Chaos

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    Onion frog obviously has no clue, he probably has an apple mac.. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Hanz™

    Hanz™ FIGHT THE POWER! :D

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    I swear this project was inactive, maybe he has started it up again?
     
  5. deadlychicken22

    deadlychicken22 Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal

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    Yes it is. More and more people are getting linux so there are more and more programs being made for it. Pretty soon, windows will be obselete. It isn't nearly as good of an operating system as linux, it just has more support.
    Ben
     
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  6. kotd

    kotd Very Active Member

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    LOL yeah right windows becoming obsolete? I'm not defending microsoft here but if anyone thinks Linux will take over the majority of computers, they're living in dream land. Last time I saw the stats, linux's popularity had slipped with the release of service pack 2. It has a huge amount of catching up to do, it's like 1% of all users use linux?.

    I'd use linux if it played PC games but it does not, so there is no use of me using it.
     
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  7. Blah

    Blah Wanna Be Programmer

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    Yes, whichever OS gets the most games prevails...

    Kinda sucks :(
     
  8. deadlychicken22

    deadlychicken22 Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal

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    OK, maybe not in the near future, but it will happen unless microsoft make a totally new OS that is much better than its predecesors. I, sadly, still have windows :( . I put linux on my other computer and it was really good and all of the programs for it are as good as windows programs (most of which you have to pay for!) Sadly, I couldn't get the wireless USB internet adapter to work because the drivers were written for windows :( . All linux needs is someone to make a much more user-friendly distro for people who aren't very technical.
     
  9. kotd

    kotd Very Active Member

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    I'm all for linux but it just doesn't have mainstream appeal. Most people wont have any idea how to use it.

    BTW Windows Longhorn is coming out next year so I think it might seal the linux coffin shut.
     
  10. deadlychicken22

    deadlychicken22 Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal

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    Linux will always live on, even with longhorn because it has a very large support group which create their own distros of it for free
     
  11. angrypants

    angrypants GP OG

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    Yeah right, longhorn is going to be a mess of an operating system.
     
  12. Blah

    Blah Wanna Be Programmer

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    Longhorn will use "Trusted Computing"/"Treacherous Computing" and "Digital Rights Management"/"Digital Restrictions Management" :eek:

    Bad stuff...

    EDIT: Unfortunately for me, I am still on a Windows only setup. But when I get my other (better) computer back up, I will eventually get Linux on it. I will multiboot. :)
     
  13. onionfrog

    onionfrog Sir Cheapass Gamer

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    Actually I have windows... So I know first person about how much it sucks <_< :(
     
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  14. kotd

    kotd Very Active Member

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    meh xp is usable, especially if you don't go online with the comp your using for playing single player games (like mine). Never have any problems
     
  15. Blah

    Blah Wanna Be Programmer

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    Ever noticed that Win CE spells "wince"? :lol:
     
  16. craigix

    craigix Mega GP Mania

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    It can never be released for copyright reasons, it was just a sort of proof of concept.

    -Craig

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  17. shinneri

    shinneri Certified Guru

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    *sigh* Microsoft hating is so stupid.

    While I agree that Windows XP is a rather poor operating system, it's more stable, more reliable, and more compatible than any linux distro. I battled with Linux for several months. Tons of re-installs later, I removed Linux and do not plan on installing it again. While I know that some people have dedicated months or years and can function 100% perfect in the OS, I don't want to dedicate that much time when I don't have to, and the general public would just curl up into a ball and cry.

    The only viable competitor to Windows in Mac. I've never gotten extensive use on a Mac computer (minus the Apple II), but I have heard good things and believe it's accessible by the general public.

    Microsoft's OS isn't perfect but show me one that is--Linux sure as heck is not.
     
  18. schaap2005

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    Btw there are a lot of programs that emulate windows apps en GAMES in linux: I thuoght it were: Cedega and Wine....
     
  19. cozmic

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    Can't it be realeased without essential pieces so that everyone thac actually owns CE5 can upload their rom etc to the gp32 so that the prog would work??

    Just like everybode that uses DRmd owns the roms that they upload to their GP?

    And, Oh yeah, I think CE on the gp32 would rock! Every prog. is more than Welcome!
     
  20. fdave

    fdave Final Dave

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    Er, yeah, what a helpful attitude!

    Actually as someone with A Clue(tm) I can say WinCE is quite a nice little OS. I say 'little' because they stripped a lot of the bulk out of Windows to make it. Don't get me wrong, it's still quite fat, but they did a good job.

    Compared to Symbian, Windows CE 3.0 and Pocket PC 2000/2002 are an absolute joy to program for. Plus the major advantage is that once you know the base SDK for normal Windows (ignoring MFC, ATL, DirectX, ActiveX and the like) the knowledge and in some cases even the code itself will carry backwards and forwards.

    And as for whether anything useful will come out - er you'll be able to run WinCE on it. So stuff like GAPI could work maybe? And all those Pocket PC games on Handango could conceivably run? I guess because they are compiled for ARM and the GP32 runs ARM (you'd only have trouble if they were compiled for XScale maybe?)


    Who knows - but who the hell are you to go dismissing a project out of hand, knowing apparently fuck all about it?
     
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