The XGL development model
Posted Dec 22, 2005 12:37 UTC (Thu) by airlied
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Parent article: The XGL development model
Yes we still raise it as a theoretical over beers, and apparently when the XFree86 crap went on, a number of companies seriously thought about just forking the whole lot into a GPL tree, lucky enough the X.org Foundation picked up the ball, but if that hadn't come about, a relicensed GPL X server might have actually happened.
At this stage unless something seriously goes wrong with the X.org model I don't think there'll be any real talk of doing anything of the sort. I'd personally like to fork my private X server and remove all support for anything backwards compatible or old world just to see how small the source tarball would be :-), but kdrive is pretty much down that road already.
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