Stopping work on EGL and Xgl

Bernardo Innocenti bernie at
Mon Aug 29 09:19:53 PDT 2005

(sorry for the long delay, I was on vacation)

Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Monday 22 August 2005 22:30, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
>>Xorg badly needs to acquire new developers, but it takes several
>>months before a newbie can work on big tasks such as finishing
>>Xegl or adding EXA support to an existing driver.
> EXA support is actually a really easy way to get started.  The basic copy and 
> blit support is pretty painless.

Would removing XAA support be possible at this time?  And would it be
worthwile to reduce the complexity of existing drivers?

>>Maybe a janitor project could help?  The regular Xorg developers
>>would have to invest some more of their time to help out their
>>padawans, though...
> I added a 'janitor' keyword to bugzilla for exactly this reason, but it 
> doesn't have many bugs attached to it yet.

When (if) I'll have some time I'll shoot for one of the
smaller tasks.

  // Bernardo Innocenti - Develer S.r.l., R&D dept.

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