bert at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de
Fri Aug 9 14:50:09 UTC 2002
On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, Alan Grimes wrote:
> Squeak should _NOT_ use X, as that would be redundant and wasteful.
I have yet to see a 3D acceleration driver for the framebuffer. All of
them are for X only. Although OpenGL does not *technically* depend on X,
*practically* there is no way to do without.
What could more easily accomplished would be to start Squeak as the *only*
X application. Possibly drawing right into the root window. X in itself
isn't too bad, it's the X-based desktops (KDE/Gnome etc) that hog the CPU.
For example, you can write right into the framebuffer too, using the
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