DRI, BSD, and Linux
Posted Sep 3, 2008 18:21 UTC (Wed) by pphaneuf
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Their current display system is based on the NeXT Display PostScript system. It's heavily reworked and improved, but the general architecture dates from back then.
NeXT and X11 are from approximately the same era (mid to late 80's), XFree86 appearing years after (early 90's).
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