[rescue] "bloated pig X11"

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Wed Aug 8 15:50:38 CDT 2012

On 08/08/12 16:00, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> But that spans several different processor architectures and a few dozen
> different graphics/framebuffer technologies.
> I suspect a good portion of the 'bloatedness' of X11 came from the committee
> that designed it.
> Lionel
> On Aug 8, 2012, at 3:32 PM, Richard<legalize at xmission.com>  wrote:
>> SunView has the luxury of only ever having to run on Sun hardware.
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Notably Sun decided it was wiser to re-implement SunView as an X11 suite 
(Openwindows/deskset/Xview) than to continue porting it to new hardware.

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