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Do we need to replace X? The Linux GFX project thinks so

Apr 20, 2001, 02:21 (27 Talkback[s])

Posted by James Simmons to the Linux kernel mailing list:

The Linux GFX project grew out the need for a higher performance X
server that has a much faster developement cycle. In the last few years
the graphics card and multimedia environments have grow at such a rate 
the current X solutions can no longer keep pace nor do they focus on
producing high performance X servers specifically for linux. Also the
community has demanded for specific functionality which has never come to

This project looks to start from scratch to develop a new X
enviroment that addresses these issues. I posted here because we will
addressing several issues about hardware management between the kernel 
and the X window environment. Of course the X enrvironment is extremly
broad so this will require skills from several areas as well as many
programmers. So we welcome anyone how would like to see a alternative to
the current X implemenation. If you like to subscribe to our mailing
list just follow the link below. Thank you.