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Re: [Xouvert-general] platforms

From: Cameron
Subject: Re: [Xouvert-general] platforms
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 14:26:33 -0700

Thanks for the replies, very happy to hear it.


On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 13:32, Jonathan Walther wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 09:15:11AM -0700, Cameron wrote:
> >Linux has been my main OS since I started using it back in summer of 98.
> >However, during these years, I've had the chance to try other unices,
> >including the BSD's and Solaris. While, for my own personal reasons, I
> >still prefer Linux, I think it would be a great idea to support at least
> >the BSD's. As far as I can tell, xouvert intends to only support Linux
> >(at this point at least). I think that would be a mistake.
> Xouvert does not intend to break or remove support for ANY platform on
> which it already works.  GNU/Hurd, GNU/Linux, and *BSD will be our
> biggest priorities, but we won't be hostile to patches that make Xouvert
> work on proprietary commercial platforms either.
> >I also think that removing network transparency would be a big mistake
> >and that keeping it would result in no compromises in the rest of the
> >architecture. 
> Xouvert is an X11 server.  Therefore we cannot (nor do we desire to)
> remove network transparency.
> Jonathan

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