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: Evas
by Raster on Tue 28th Jun 2005 03:44 UTC

Evas can use opengl, or directfb or not. it's software rendering beats the pants of xrender either way (caveat - 1 case xrender beats it on 1 driver only if you enable special options, or 1 kdrive monolithic xserver for ati that basically no one uses anyway) - the opengl rendering is insanely fast.

i think a lot of peolpe don't understand what all these pieces of software do and how - evas for example is not something you would build x on top of. its a userspace canvas library with a lot of funky mojo. i think this is not the forum to explain all the intricate details/differences. ;)