[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Dec 1 07:40:48 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 01:27:49PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> Your other assumptions are crap too. If people need to do the work then
> the work will be done. Someone will take an hour to zap out the new
> bitmap fonts and all will be done.

Good, so if someone cares, then they'll stop using xorg@ as their
personal Luddite punching bag.  O glorious day.

> In the areas the matter it is far superior to X11. It renders consoles
> faster, it renders on text only hardware, it renders font based VGA
> consoles (ie most of them) outside of bitmap mode and it uses
> comparatively tiny amounts of memory.

I was trying to come up with a rebuttal, but for the second time in a
couple of days, failed as the paragraph is actually self-parody.
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