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 freedesktop.org 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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Freetype
by Zeitgeist on Wed 12th Nov 2003 05:46 UTC

I find the with Freetype's code enabled, rather than the patented algorithm is much nicer.

Fonts are rounder, and more smooth. Some people don't like this though.