Re: replacing X Window System !

From: Carlos Silva
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 05:58:48 EST

On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 10:46 +0200, Ondrej Zary wrote:
> Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> >> slow
> >
> > Slow? Have you ever seen Xgl?
> It is slow. Just take any older machine (Pentium class), open any longer
> web page in Firefox and scroll it up and down. Or open some other
> window, move it around the screen on top of the Firefox window and see
> how "fast" it really is. Then repeat the same in Windows.
> How can Xgl help here?

It helps! I hope that by "Windows" you ment Windows XP, cause Windows XP
on a pentium class machine, the box hardly boots, so i guess comparing
XGL and Windows XP on a current machine with a decent graphics card,
it's a good comparison. But not on a old machine, neither for windows or

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