Re: replacing X Window System !

From: David Lang
Date: Fri May 19 2006 - 18:34:25 EST

On Sat, 20 May 2006, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

These days NVidia supports the OSS community much more than ATI does,
while NVidia used to be the dark side. There is still a lot of space for
improvement though :-)

RFC 1925
Good, Fast, Cheap: Pick any two; you can't have all three.

Something similar (opensource, speed, support for newest hardware) goes for
today's graphics cards.

true for nVidia and ATI, not true for many other hardware vendors (most of which do not make graphics cards), so this isn't a general trueism like RFC 1925, just the current broken state among the current graphics leaders.

David Lang

There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.
-- C.A.R. Hoare

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