[Xcb] beginning

Vincent Torri Vincent.Torri at iecn.u-nancy.fr
Tue May 9 14:19:14 PDT 2006

> >                                       I don't recommend starting your
> > studies of X with Xlib or XCB, because these libraries are very
> > low-level, and difficult to use for normal applications.
> There are cases where I think low level raw X is the answer
> - when one do not want a conventional GUI like GTK and Qt are (: blender like)
> - when one wish to make demos or screensavers
> - when one wish to make a 2D game ?

For the last 2 points, i would not say it's a good point. Using evas (a
canvas library), which is fast enough for that kind of stuff, can help a
lot. Evas has everything to make a good old shoot'm up game (hmmm, Xenon2)
or any 2D animated game (hmmm, Speedball 2). Any graphicmaster  here ?


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