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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@Screenshots are one-sided
by vegan_linuxguy on Wed 12th Nov 2003 15:58 UTC

I was on the #freedesktop IRC channel last night and got to talk to keith about the new server a bit. He said he has had trouble with kwin so far and didn't find it a necessary thing to work on at such an early stage. It will of course be compatible though. Just be patient.