Re: replacing X Window System !

From: linux cbon
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 08:17:01 EST

--- Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx a écrit :
> On Sat, 20 May 2006 00:40:56 +0200, linux cbon said:
> > Unix was not designed for graphics.
> Rather amusing, given that Dennis Ritchie has a
> different memory of it:
> He seems to think that one of the original
> motivating forces for Unix
> was to provide a development environment for a
> PDP-7, so that they
> could support the graphics terminal for a game
> called 'Space Travel'.
> So if anything, Unix was designed specifically *for*
> graphics.
> Now who should I believe here, dmr or an apparent
> troll?


unix only provided the tools to write the game in
No graphic system or environment.
Guis were invented in Xerox PARC and not in Unix.

Who wrote "The X server has to be the biggest program
I've ever seen that doesn't do anything for you."


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