We're over the extension event limit -- what are we going to do about it?

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Mon Mar 29 09:35:53 PDT 2010

On Mar 29, 2010, at 08:23, Adam Jackson wrote:

> We could pretty easily bump DGA to major version 3, encode events with
> GE, and require newer client-side libs that translate back for ABI.
> After all, if you're using it _and_ you've updated your server, you can
> update your client libs too.  It'd be slightly gross - for maximal ABI
> compat the client libs would want to lie about the protocol major
> version number, in case old games check for == 2 - but then DGA is
> pretty gross all around.

What's keeping DGA on life-support these days?  I thought there was one last reason to keep it around, and XI2 was supposed to be the one to put the nail in that puppy's coffin.  Wouldn't it just be easier to punt DGA in 1.9?

More information about the xorg-devel mailing list