Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Dec 2005 13:03 UTC, submitted by zam001
X11, Window Managers Aaron Siego of KDE: "It would be very nice if our X server could use OpenGL directly for its display and composition. Because then we could have hardware accelerated effects that are not only cool looking, but also very useful. Well, there is just such a project underway, called XGL. But don't hold your breath. The development of XGL has been largely removed from the community and is being done behind closed doors. Who is this company, you ask, that would take the development of something as potentially important as this out of the community and put it behind closed doors? Novell."
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by Tyr. on Tue 20th Dec 2005 18:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: responses"
Tyr.
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I believe he was talking about the code that's still in the public repository, not the code from the Novell fork. His point is that Novell was only able to fork the code because it was under an "open source" license in the first place. And no, I didn't understand him the first two times I read it, either. ;-)

Thank you that's exactly what I meant. I blame English not being my mother tongue rather than just sloppy writing *coughs*.

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