Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2006 12:22 UTC, submitted by Rahul
X11, Window Managers Updated: Fedora was right in the middle of announcing all this properly, so here is the updated item containing the official names. Videos included, as well as the inevitable 'Why not Xgl?'. "AIGLX is a project that aims to enable GL-accelerated effects on a standard desktop. We have a lightly modified X server (that includes a couple of extensions), an updated Mesa package that adds some new protocol support and a version of metacity with a composite manager. The end result is that you can use GL effects on your desktop with very few changes, the ability to turn it on and off at will, and you don't have to replace your X server in the process." This is part of Fedora's Rendering Project, and instructions on how to install all this are available too.
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RE[3]: Why don't.....
by someone on Tue 21st Feb 2006 04:17 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Why don't....."
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Apparently, you don't seem to be very aware of the situation in OO.o. The code there is almost a decade old and the code base is almost unmaintainable due to its large size.

Even though there are many groups contributing to the auxiliary projects (translations etc.) around OO.o, there are very few outside developers contributing code to OO.o and this is the reason.

KOffice has a much cleaner API, unlike OO.o and is much easier to hack on. OO.o will need to modularize its code base and eliminate even more outdated code before they can get community contributions flowing in.

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