dan.duley at verizon.net
Fri Aug 15 19:28:23 EEST 2003
Okay, wonderful, this is indeed good news.
As far as the XWin stuff, the the situation was this:
1) There is a lot of private discussion and nothing public being said.
2) Someone I know pretty well said you personally were involved in getting
both glibc and gconf into Keith's X server.
3) I posted it as unconfirmed on my site.
I'm very glad to hear you unconditionally shot this down!
On Friday 15 August 2003 10:11 am, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Mosfet has some wrong claims on his web site, here are the facts
> 1. XWin is not and has never been a development project or X fork.
> In fact the first line on the web site is:
> "xwin.org is a forum for community participation in X, not a
> development project."
> (this line is dated from April)
> You can find discussion of Cairo here:
> and fontconfig here:
> both with lots of recent discussions.
> As posted earlier to this list, we're looking at moving these
> projects to freedesktop.org and moving freedesktop.org to better
> hosting, in part to let people other than me run the server. See
> The new server is being set up right now, mail keithp or get him
> on #freedesktop if you are interested in helping out with it or
> want to know details of the setup.
> 2. The gconf/glib stuff is bogus. Mosfet says "I welcome their
> direct rebuttal saying the story is untrue." It is in fact
> untrue. I would not even be in favor of using those in the X
> server - if someone proposed it, I would shoot them down.
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