Re: [forum] A strawman proposal for X.org & XFree86.org
|[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]|
On Sun, Mar 30, 2003 at 11:42:12AM +0400, Vadim Plessky wrote: > Drop xterm, twm, old X toolkits, PCF/BDF fonts, etc. Umm, why? xterm is still a _lot_ more useable than any of the gnome/kde windowmanager. twm is also nice to have - I switch back to after a while everytime I install a new Linux Distribution when I'm finally fed up with the desktop enviroment. Now we could argue whether we really need one big X (or XFree) source tree or should rather have Xserver, Xlib, <foo>extentsion, xterm, twm, smaple-client packages. I think such a split up would make lot of sense and allow more fine-grained release. I guess there's also arguments against this, so people who have them please speak up. > We need just basic X APIs, sufficient for GTK and Qt toolkit to be > operational. > Motif support, etc. should be dropped ASAP. Motif is not part of X, it's just yet another toolkit. And lots of applications still need it, even on Linux.
[Photo] [Yosemite] [MIPS Linux] [ARM Linux] [Samba] [Linux Security] [Linux RAID] [Linux Resources]