Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 23rd Mar 2005 23:18 UTC, submitted by adel
X11, Window Managers Seth Nickell posted some screenshots and videos showing the experimental Luminocity window manager & Cairo which enable a XOrg-based desktop to get accelerated GL eye candy graphics. update: more here.
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by leo on Thu 24th Mar 2005 06:32 UTC

I believe that one of the needed features is the ability to draw bezier curves. I think DX9 cards can do that DX8 card cannot.

Really? Seems odd. Bezier curves are not complex or computationally intensive to draw. Got some more info on this?