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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God apparently not that bright
by Anonymous on Mon 27th Jun 2005 16:05 UTC

The big improvements to X are coming, this very article you are allegedly commenting on is about an important piece of that puzzle. With a better X platform all kinds of things asuddenly become possible (including things like transparent windows), however none of those things become mandatory.