Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Dec 2005 13:03 UTC, submitted by zam001
X11, Window Managers Aaron Siego of KDE: "It would be very nice if our X server could use OpenGL directly for its display and composition. Because then we could have hardware accelerated effects that are not only cool looking, but also very useful. Well, there is just such a project underway, called XGL. But don't hold your breath. The development of XGL has been largely removed from the community and is being done behind closed doors. Who is this company, you ask, that would take the development of something as potentially important as this out of the community and put it behind closed doors? Novell."
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by gamehack on Tue 20th Dec 2005 13:58 UTC
gamehack
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2005-06-29

To be honest if this is going to give us an OpenGL X server then I'm for it. I think it's better to have it developed internally and then released(open source of course) than not being developed at all.

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