The ati petition

Alan Cox alan at
Sun Sep 5 04:36:07 PDT 2004

On Sad, 2004-09-04 at 21:39, Lee Revell wrote:
> You are correct.  The X code base has the cruft of the ages.  Take a
> look at ./lib/Xt/Composite.c.  It looks like they wrote it in C++ and
> ported it to C, hacking in class inheritance and what not manually. 
> Possibly related to C++ being less than two years old when this code was
> written.

And as usual you'd be wrong. Read the Xt documentation and you'll
understand the design behind it.

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