State of X - Google Tech Talk
erik.andren at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 00:44:26 PST 2008
2008/2/14, Harald Braumann <harry at unheit.net>:
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2008 22:37:34 -0800
> "David Sharp" <whereami at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 11, 2008 8:33 PM, JoJo jojo <onetwojojo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > That was ..umm quite interesting,
> > >
> > > Keith Packard was impressive, at the same time, it was quite light
> > > on X, perhaps they should forget that they are presenting to the
> > > audience sitting in front of them,
> > > and think about us, who watch it on the internet. Wish the next
> > > time he decides to speak,
> > > he goes in all the gory details of X innards.
> > While I agree that many frequent readers of this list might not have
> > learned much, I think it's ridiculous to expect them to forget their
> > live audience...
> But even as a frequent reader of this list it is hard to follow the
> development of all the new and shiny things done in and around X. Until
> smth has been released, information about what's going on is scattered
> on multiple mailing lists, irc channels, devs' personal blogs, etc.
> Also dedicated news sites of some projects are usually updated
> enthusiastically only for a short time after they have been set up.
> Maybe people intimately familiar with the development of X could drop a
> line now and then on this list about what's going on. I think many
> would be interested in this kind of update and the barrier to do so
> would be lower than writing an essay to be published on the web
> somewhere or maintaining some news site.
There's also the http://planet.freedesktop.org where a lot of the key
developers semi-regularly post about what they are doing.
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