State of Linux graphics

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Tue Aug 30 22:35:56 PDT 2005

On 8/31/05, Daniel Stone <daniel at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 01:23 -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
> > Before you shut my account off I made you this offer:
> >
> > On 8/31/05, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at> wrote:
> > > Quit being a pain and write a response to the article if you don't
> > > like it. Censorship is not the answer. Open debate in a public format
> > > is the correct response. If you want me to I'll add your reponse to
> > > the end of the article.
> >
> > I will still include your response if you want to write one.
> Still conflating the twin issues of 'censorship' (last I saw, the
> article was still up), with your continued access to gabe, and write
> access to many crucial CVS repositories, despite your openly stated --
> including front page on Slashdot and LWN -- disinterest in the projects,
> I see.  Despite my attempts to clarify this in the private email thread
> this came from with you.
> Bored now.

The article is still up because you just fixed it.

I only said I was stopping work on Xegl. I have made no statements
about my status on DRM, DRI, mesa, Cairo and the X server. I am
actively receiving bug reports on my code in those projects and I will
fix the code if necessary. You are the one jumping to conclusions.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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