Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 11th Nov 2003 21:43 UTC, submitted by John
X11, Window Managers The new X Server developed under the sponsorship of is aiming at replacing XFree86. Some code will be re-used but the core will be rewritten by Keith Packard and others. The new X server features full support for transparency, and has window-level image compositing among other things. Check out the screenshots (one more added, now there are four shots).
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It's very nice but....
by Anonymous on Tue 11th Nov 2003 23:48 UTC

Limited to 2D is still very limited. Is there any possibility that is will ever be able to use 3rd party 3D drivers, such as from Nvidia or ATI?