Re: How about playing a game while installing Debian?
On 21:06 Mon 13 Apr , Frans Pop wrote:
> On Monday 13 April 2009, Xavier Oswald wrote:
> > I don't want to work if the idea of adding game will not be accepted by
> > the team.
> I don't think there are any objections in principle, but IMO there should
> be a few conditions:
> - games shall only be loaded as additional components and only if the
> system has sufficient memory
> - games should only be loaded/offered if the D-I user interface supports
> - games shall in no way get in the way of the installation itself
> - games will only be considered as long as they do not result in an
> explosion of additional library udebs
> - any user interface changes should be "clean" (I mean: the result should
> remain consistent and the main function should remain to do the
> - it should be possible at any time to switch back to the installation to
> view D-I progress
> > But if the team agree that it is a good idea, I could give a try by
> > adding tabs or such... build an iso and do some screenshots to get
> > feedback
> Another option could be to run the game on a separate VT.
I will have a look what the Gtk toolkit offers, otherwise the solution could be
in a separate VT. I don't see other alternative...
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