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Re: [Xouvert-general] Network transparentcy and modules

From: Alan Cox
Subject: Re: [Xouvert-general] Network transparentcy and modules
Date: 19 Aug 2003 14:00:21 +0100

On Maw, 2003-08-19 at 10:55, James Best wrote:
> Adding transports looks to be easy - but what about the protocol?  I 
> believe he said about "network protocols".  I, too, am curious about 
> this.  I understand that X is the protocol, and without it it wouldn't 
> be X.  I have looked at the protocol, though, and it is far from the 
> most efficient I have seen.

X is very efficient, it has a few known glitches. See Keith Packard and
Jim Gettys paper and presentation on X performance, right now most of
the performance problems are apps (and libraries) doing daft things.

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