R7.1 roadmap, and additional goals

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu Apr 13 17:33:14 PDT 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 17:43 -0600, Philip Prindeville wrote:

> I was thinking that it might be nice to draft an API for supporting
> various video back-ends for supporting composite, VGA, DVI,
> LVDS, DFP, etc. and having a standard API for transmitters/encoders/
> whatnot that's decoupled from the video engine itself, since one often
> finds board manufacturers (or video controller manufacturers) mixing
> and matching vendors when it comes to back-ends...  You might have
> a Cirrus video controller, but it will be using a VIA or Sigma or TI
> encoder or transmitter... etc.

Yeah, that's something we've chatted about a bit. Not for 7.1, of
course, but at some future point.

keith.packard at intel.com
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