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Re: Graphical installer - invitation to get involved

On 12/3/05, Luis Matos <a26652@alunos.mec.ua.pt> wrote:
> >>>No. Current uplash is in userspace.
> >>>
> >>>I work on Splashy that's another alternative and it works well. We'll
> >>>probably move it from experimental to sid soon.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>Oh, then it was the x86/vesa only thingy ?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >usplash works fine on x86/vga16fb, x86/vesafb, and powerpc/offb at
> >least. It just uses bogl (like d-i) so it should be straightforward to
> >port nearly anywhere.
> >
> >
> >
> i am just an outsider, but ... splashy was made by debian users, for
> debian. It uses simple techlogy and their effort was to be as light as
> it could be to be included in debian installer.
> I know that it must have qualities ... i think it has. So ... Why don't
> the d-i team contact them and include splashy?

I  think that the main advantage of usplash is that is completly in
user space and the main concern with other splashes is that they are
x86 centric.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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