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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concept of xserver
by valek on Wed 12th Nov 2003 00:07 UTC

to make linux future-(desktop?)-ready, today's xserver should be able to draw the screen in a vector-format.
1) the 2d-graphics should be based on opengl.
2) the transfer from a remote host would be faster because not so much data must be transfered.

what we need is speeeeeeeeeeeeed!