April 19, 2001

Do we need to replace X? The Linux GFX project thinks so

Author: JT Smith

At Linux Today, from a post by James Simmons to the Linux kernel mailing list: "The Linux GFX project grew out the need for a higher performance X
server that has a much faster developement cycle. In the last few years
the graphics card and multimedia environments have grow at such a rate
the current X solutions can no longer keep pace nor do they focus on
producing high performance X servers specifically for linux. Also the
community has demanded for specific functionality which has never come to


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