Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th Sep 2012 22:41 UTC, submitted by Hiev
X11, Window Managers "This is an introductory overview post for the Linux Graphics Stack, and how it currently all fits together. I initially wrote it for myself after having conversations with people like Owen Taylor, Ray Strode and Adam Jackson about this stack. I had to go back to them every month or so and learn the stuff from the ground up all over again, as I had forgotten every single piece. I asked them for a good high-level overview document so I could stop bothering them. They didn't know of any. I started this one. It has been reviewed by Adam Jackson and David Airlie, both of whom work on this exact stack." Introductory or no, still pretty detailed.
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by feydun on Sat 8th Sep 2012 04:56 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: ..."
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2012-02-27

I don't think it's trolling, just very negative, and the links are even more one-sided. The thing is, it's true that it's inconvenient not having a stable ABI, and anyway I like it that the FOSS community is full of criticism; there's no marketing hype-driven one true faith. It's more... scientific :-)

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