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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@Jason Lotito
by Rayiner Hashem on Wed 12th Nov 2003 05:37 UTC

Yeah, I know Linux can do all that movie stuff, but doesn't mean anything to me.
Nobody really cares if it means anything to you. You said, "XFree86 doesn't properly handle 3D now anyways, so this isn't a major loss." That's complete bullshit. How the hell do you make the leap from "it won't handle my special case of OpenGL with Xinerama with two different video cards" to "XFree86 doesn't properly handle 3D now anyways?" Losing accelerated 3D on X would be a big loss, whether or not Xinerama + OpenGL works on your computer!