Re: GGI debate and etc.
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 20:57:40 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 26 Feb 1998, Richard Gooch wrote:

> > > My personal opinion as an user who has used X windows
> > > for 6 years, is that X windows is dead system and keeping
> > > it as only choise for graphical programs and multimedia
> > > seriously limites interest for making graphical programs
> > > for Linux.
> Some of us write graphics/GUI code which works for all Unices. X,
> despite it's problems, is the only choice.

Exactly. GGI will be a choice before much longer as well -
wether it is included in the kernel tree or not.

> > As it should be. Graphics should be an add-on for those who want
> > to use them. Not forced on the rest of us who don't want 'em.
> >
> > I don't use X and I won't use GGI, so I will object to having either
> > in the kernel.
> And I object to the stuff in the kernel you depend on but I
> don't. Wow. What a mature attitude. Fortunately Linus will decide on
> technical merit, not whether he personally uses something.

Yeah, I highly doubt that Linus personally uses every single
piece of code in the kernel! If he were to weed out the stuff he
doesn't use, the kernel would probably get small quick!

Thank God for Linus at the helm! True democracy, not

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