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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 = <> | <>
"Everything in excess! To enjoy the flavor of life, take big bites.
Moderation is for monks." - Lazarus Long

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