3.6g for linux becomes "sluggish": one more then I'll shut up
Mark A. Schwenk
mas at wellthot.com
Fri Sep 26 02:42:07 UTC 2003
C. David Shaffer wrote:
> Hmm...the code you mention is the very beginning of an implementation
> an X server in Squeak. That's a lot different than what you described
> (which sounds like a client which relies on an existing X server).
> This way I can open an xterm and emacs right inside a morphic project
> with squeak as the X server and the window manager. I'm really just
> playing around in hopes of learning to use Squeak...but I don't think
> it duplicates any existing Squeak work and it might even be useful.
> Ut would be a free X server for all of the platforms which support
> squeak. Also, I'm starting to see that I can do a lot of cool things
> with squeak, enough, in fact that I might want to use Squeak as my
> actual desktop (get rid of X and use the fb display option).
> Unfortunately I can't do without my X apps...this project might
> provide a solution. Actually I don't see myself dropping XFree86 but
> it's nice to think that I could if I wanted ;-)
Would it be possible to split this into two separate phases:
(1) the X window manager in Squeak
(2) the X server in Squeak?
Perhaps the X window manager in Squeak would be a more manageable first
project for a student.
I can't wait to see the fruits of your labors!
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