[Xorg] [Fwd: Project Looking Glass Open Source Announcement]
brian.paul at tungstengraphics.com
Tue Jun 29 12:08:04 PDT 2004
Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Project Looking Glass Open Source Announcement
> Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 10:46:06 -0700
> From: Lauren Zuravleff <Lauren.Zuravleff at Sun.COM>
> Reply-To: Lauren.Zuravleff at Sun.COM
> To: looking-glass-interest at Sun.COM
> Project Looking Glass Open Source
> Sun Microsystems is contributing Project Looking Glass, based on
> Java(tm) technology, to the open source community. Project Looking Glass
> is an exploration project to bring innovative 3D features to the desktop
> environment. The desktop interface will offer an intuitive, new 3D
> environment to interact with desktop applications featuring window
> transparency, rotation, zoom, multiple desktop workspaces and
> miniaturization.Project Looking Glass offers a platform to realize far
> richer and more entertaining user experience for existing and new
> applications in 2D or 3D. The technology enables developers to build
> highly visual 3D desktops and applications that will run on Linux
> systems such as Sun's Java Desktop System. The Solaris(tm) environment
> will be supported in near future.
> What does this mean to you?
> If you're a software developer, please go to
> http://lg3d-core.dev.java.net and download this early version of the
> code and join the community in developing the 3D desktop.
> Interested in using the Project Looking Glass? The project is in very
> early stages and a commercial version is not available yet. Please go to
> http://www.sun.com/software/project-looking-glass to keep up to date on
> our progress.
Has anyone had luck with that URL? I've tried several times over the
past few days, but always get "wwws.sun.com could not be found" [sic].
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