Linked by Oscar Boykin on Wed 25th Feb 2004 08:59 UTC
X11, Window Managers For the past year, there has been a slow and steady stream of news events regarding XFree86, X11, or new X server implementations. To those not paying close attention (and even those who are), the meaning of some of these events may not be clear. In this brief article, I attempt to share my impression on what the changes mean for users of free software on the desktop. It appears that XFree86 is in some turmoil, and it may leave some to infer that free desktop systems will suffer.
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New X server hosters/maintainers
by Aanund Austrheim on Wed 25th Feb 2004 14:35 UTC

Here is a thought, OSDL is supposed to have a "task-force" for improving the linux desktop. I think what they should do is make a fork of 4.4-rc2 and invite developers to start developing the "new" "improved" x-package there. A good X implementation is just as important for desktop linux as a good kernel is...