lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1996]   [Jun]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: SVGA kernel chipset drivers.
On Mon, 3 Jun 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > On Mon, 3 Jun 1996, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > > We HAVE a uniform graphics API already. It's called X.
> >
> > True, however XFree86 (and any other brand running on linux) could be much
> > improved by taking the low-level routines and placing them into the
> > kernel.
>
> Now _this_ is a valid approach - if Linux can help Xfree86 in any real way to
> make a better X server, things are different.
>
> However, I don't think the XFree86 people want to lock themselves into a
> Linux-centric world-view (the same way there exists other hardware than just
> PC's, there also seems to exist some other OS's than Linux. Strange, I know,
> but I have people I'd consider reliable (albeit strang) report such things to
> me).

It is becoming pleasantly easy to forget than anything else but
Linux exists these days |->.

Jon Taylor = <taylorj@gaia.ecs.csus.edu> | <http://gaia.ecs.csus.edu/~taylorj>
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites.
Moderation is for monks." - Lazarus Long



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:37    [W:0.207 / U:1.532 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site