Wiki like documentation Was: Re: Wrapping up 7.4 (finally)

Adam Jackson ajax at
Thu Jun 12 14:51:48 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 12:19 -0700, Mohan Parthasarathy wrote:

> Perhaps, i am asking for too much. But some of the things that can
> improve the current situation.
> This is from a newbie perspective. So, please feel free to discard
> it :-)
> - An up to date X architecture document that can be maintained on an
> ongoing basis

Amazingly, in the existing docs package is a really good start
at this.  No one seems to read it.  Why not?

> - Some description of the source tree as to how the code is organised.
> I understand that this is a huge task. But there is so much code that
> sometimes it is hard to locate the functionality.

In master, according to sloccount, the X server is well under half a
million lines.  Is this big?  How small do we need to make it?

- ajax

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