October 3, 2001

iPAQ on Linux

Author: JT Smith

LinuxJournal: "James Gettys, co-inventor of the X Window System, who now works on the iPAQ handheld system and maintains the handhelds.org site, emphasizes the power of the tiny machine.

"Our view is that the iPAQ is just a computer that happens to have a touch-screen and stylus. We shouldn't think of it as a little thing on the end of a dongle. You have serious compute capability, significant
amounts of memory. For the first time you don't have to view this thing as something that is divorced and different", he said. "It's a full-fledged computer that happens to fit in your hand."

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