Re: [wmii] Plan9ish projects

From: Fernan Bolando <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 12:45:25 +0800

On 1/26/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 01:27:15PM +0200, Jani H. Lahtinen wrote:
> > ext Fernan Bolando wrote:
> >
> > >maybe adding draw into 9base or getting wmii to plan9?
> It is an idea to design the liblitz core like libdraw, though
> I'm not sure yet, if that is a good idea.

> Problably wmii in plan9 (or Inferno. Don't forget Inferno) would be
> > easier to make as X and so many applications are so badly designed, but
> > Linux needs wmii more :-)
> Exactly. But replacing X with something new and sane would be
> the best step. Only drawback might be, that one needs driver
> compatibility to X and an X emulation mode to run legacy apps in
> it.

just a bunch of ramblings...
If anybody is going to write a replacement for X, Is it really his problem
to make all
those legacy apps to work? I think it would better to leave legacy apps to
handle the new X instead of the new X to handle legacy apps.

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