Re: [hackers] Unix Windowing System

From: Hiltjo Posthuma <>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:47:38 +0100

On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 07:26:34AM +0000, Jacob Louis Prosser wrote:
> Hi all,
> Recently I have been considering developing my own Windowing System/Display server, mostly for fun and as an educational experience rather than any practical reason.
> I don't think it would be that hard, just clients giving a server some pixels and then that server pushing those pixels to the framebuffer or to an x window (for development).
> I see on the project ideas section of "Foundations of a new windowing system for UNIX-like operating systems." is listed. I was wondering if there as been any discussion or development on this.
> -Jacob

Just do it.

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Kind regards,

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