[Xcb] dbe.xml

Eamon Walsh ewalsh at tycho.nsa.gov
Fri Jun 20 16:39:19 PDT 2008

Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:
> () Eamon Walsh <ewalsh at tycho.nsa.gov>
> () Tue, 17 Jun 2008 14:29:00 -0400
>    Well, I'm trying to get this (and mbuf) removed from the Xorg server.  
> OK.
>    The consensus at this point is that double-buffering is best achieved 
>    using a backing pixmap.  Putting this in XCB might cause people to 
>    assume that it is still supported.  There are some notes here: 
>    http://xcb.freedesktop.org/XcbNotes/
> It need not go into XCB proper, but it should be part of the set of XML
> specifications, for interop testing and non-C users.  At least, that's the
> impression i got from previous discussion:
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xcb/2007-December/003148.html
> Did i misunderstand something?

I guess putting it in proto would be fine if it's just for archival 
purposes.  But it shouldn't go into libxcb.

Eamon Walsh <ewalsh at tycho.nsa.gov>
National Security Agency

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