Status of xserver/debrix/modular tree?

Daniel Stone daniel at
Thu Feb 10 06:57:03 PST 2005

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 04:39:22PM +0200, Ely Levy wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Carl Worth wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 04:34:03 +0100, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> > > Toolkits (QT and GTK) are not helping out too.  GTK appears
> > > to be moving to Cairo, while Trolltech said they would have
> > > used XCB if it was ready in time for QT 4.0.
> >
> > I don't understand the point you are trying to make here. You claim
> > that QT and GTK are not "helping out", and then provide as evidence
> > the fact that GTK and QT are both working with two very interesting
> > new pieces of X-related infrastructure, (cairo and XCB). The evidence
> > seems to support a conclusion that the toolkits are quite aware of
> > what's going on and are participating.
> The question people don't know the answer to is when xcb would be done?
> years?months?days?which is why no one can plan ahead.
> If we go and say ok xcb would be included in the next version of X
> (yea yea not 6.8.x), then toolkits would start moving to it, if we'll just
> suddeny add it it would take them a long time to respond.
> BTW anyone know how xcb is doing?they are the only project who gave no
> answer about puting the cia script in their cvs so I cant even see the
> commits normally;)
> We have serious lack of a roadmap/plan. or at least it's not being made
> public.

If you want to finish XCB, then please go ahead.

A common, er, thread, is occurring in this thread: X is undermanned.

Talking about stuff on mailing lists and waving your hands doesn't help.

Helping finish XCB does.
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