window system (Re: [dev] GSoC 2010)

From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 12:24:43 +0100

On 3/4/10, pancake <> wrote:
>> window system
> a friend of me, who is a enlightenment developer is writing a new
> graphical system
> to replace X windows, it is not suckless, but really minimal, well
> designed and much
> more well done than the Xwindowing system (its not that hard to do it
> better :P) I
> can talk to him so maybe we can push this project.
> Its design supports multiple local/remote graphical devices, its
> everything done in
> userland, even framebuffer drivers for two ARM boards and SDL for normal
> testing.
> Actually is focusing on 2D, but will support XV and shaders for
> opengl-es at some point,
> he doesnt wants to fill the stack will the current shit of X11 where
> there are several
> layers to do the same shit. Another thing that could be implemented is a
> seamless X11
> integration, so you can run X11 apps by grabbing the buffer of the
> window and rendering
> it into the graphical server. So it will not be 'that hard' to move from
> Xorg to it.

sounds interesting
link/more info?

how will he handle the driver issue?
Received on Fri Mar 05 2010 - 11:24:43 UTC

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