Linked by Adam S on Sat 25th Jun 2005 19:56 UTC, submitted by Diego Calleja
X11, Window Managers A new acceleration architecture is being ported from kdrive by some QT developers, which will make composition managers like xcompmgr really fast and able to do some of the "display tricks" MacOS X has been doing for awhile.
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re: Timelines
by matt on Sun 26th Jun 2005 05:18 UTC

Cairo is a drawing library. it draws to multiple backends.. screen.. printer.. pdf.. postscript etc.

I talked to the lead developer on Xgl and the initial development is almost complete. Novell has stated that their next SUSE desktop will include an opengl xserver. so..