Linked by Rahul on Tue 4th Nov 2008 06:17 UTC
X11, Window Managers Kristian Hogsberg, Red Hat Xorg developer and the key person behind successful projects such as AIGLX, has now started working on a new project called Wayland, a tiny display server and compositing manager.
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RE[2]: Nice
by silix on Tue 4th Nov 2008 15:34 UTC in reply to "RE: Nice"
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Er, hello!? Syllable, Haiku have had slim, modern, legacy-free GUI appservers for years!

you've forgotten SkyOS, and the most prominent of all non - Windows desktop Os's, Mac OS X ;-)
btw, with Vista, Windows too has gained a quite similar visual stack architecture - the DWM does pretty much the same task as the "application server" of other OS's
in reality, it is Linux that is the only one alleged "desktop operating system" still stuck with such an old and overly complex GUI system, instead of a more modern and streamlined architecture...

Edited 2008-11-04 15:42 UTC

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