Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Dec 2007 21:11 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS The Syllable project has published the source code for Syllable Server. The code to build Syllable is maintained in Builder, the build system. There is a main repository of build specifications and overlays for Syllable Desktop and Syllable Server. The code for Server is now completely published in the source repository. A package of Builder (11 MB) for Syllable Server has been released that corresponds to Syllable Server 0.2 with a few fixes. The procedure to build Syllable Server will be the subject of an article in a future Syllable Newsletter.
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RE[2]: syllable desktop
by renox on Wed 26th Dec 2007 10:11 UTC in reply to "RE: syllable desktop"
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Could you elaborate your point about xcb design, I didn't understand it..

>>Since most people use X on desktop, it should have been developed for desktop and the networking stuff could be implemented as an extension.<<

Sorry but on office desktops, network transparency is really useful, so I like the network transparency "by default" design.

>>Noone even uses native X over the network because it's so damn slow.<<

So I'm 'noonne'? Unless you restrict a network to Internet, I'm using X over a LAN each day at work..

Blatant exaggerations make really hard to take your points seriously, you know..

>>Also when you drag X windows you can sometimes see subwindows jerking because of synchronisation issues.<<

It's nice that you care about this issue and you try to fix it but frankly, I personally couldn't care less about this issue and wouldn't trade network transparency for a fix to this issue.

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