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Re: [xougen] Any plans to keep up with Longhorn?

From: Per Cederberg
Subject: Re: [xougen] Any plans to keep up with Longhorn?
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 21:54:10 +0100

On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 21:24, Elver Loho wrote:
> If it has all been done then why hasn't there been a release of XFree86 or 
> any 
> big X fork with all these features?

Well, one reason might be that there haven't been 
any "big X forks" until recently. Both Xouvert and 
the Xserver project at freedesktop.org have only 
just launched some months ago. And both, I suspect, 
are really only development branches of XFree86.
(That is, good and stable code will eventually 
trickle back into XFree86.)

> This letter is not meant as a flame or a personal attack. I'm just asking if 
> all this is already available and is opensource then why don't we see it on 
> most Linux desktops already?

In a sense you already answered that one yourself.
These things are being developed right now, so they
don't really seem ready for prime-time yet. That is
probably why people are telling you to wait until 

On Wed, 2003-11-12 at 21:37, Amaury Jacquot wrote:
> erh, it did make it to slashdot today
> see here :
> http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/11/12/0026208&mode=nested&tid=104&tid=152&tid=185&tid=189

But remember, you got the links here first!  ;-)



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