[Xorg] Xinerama backward compatibility issues
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Wed Feb 18 10:58:17 PST 2004
Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
> That's correct, no attempt has been made -- so far -- to preserve BC at
> the wire protocol level. (Nobody has made the case that it needs to be,
> either. Not yet anyway.)
5 years of deploying software using the old interfaces and protocols means
we'd break a lot of interoperability if backwards compatibility wasn't there.
Deprecating them is good, removing them is not.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. -- Operating Platforms Group
Solaris x86 & Interface Technology: X Window System
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