State of Linux graphics

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Thu Sep 1 13:38:54 PDT 2005

On 9/1/05, Jim Gettys <jg at> wrote:
> Not at all.
> We're pursuing two courses of action right now, that are not mutually
> exclusive.
> Jon Smirl's argument is that we can satisfy both needs simultaneously
> with a GL only strategy, and that doing two is counter productive,
> primarily on available resource grounds.
> My point is that I don't think the case has (yet) been made to put all
> eggs into that one basket, and that some of the arguments presented for
> that course of action don't hold together.

We're not putting all of our eggs in one basket, you keep forgetting
that we already have a server that supports all of the currently
existing hardware. The question is where do we want to put our future

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at

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