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Re: Future of X packages in Debian

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 01:57:33AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 10:42:10AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > Let me mitigate that complaint by observing:
> > 1) Maybe no one is sure whose bailiwick it is;
> We need people who are very good at legal stuff and are willing to take
> it on - telling us about it won't do much good when we're all flat-out
> busy with other stuff, with very little time to look at X.

Well -- believe it or not -- there are things I enjoy more than being a
license janitor, too.

It's miserable but necessary work.  It seems like there is no divergence
of opinion here, just the lack of a bulldog to ensure it's regarded as
release-critical (for X.Org/freedesktop.org).

[Debrix not including equivlent driver functionality as XOrg]
> > It does not, and it may be quite some time before it does.
> It will not; the 'independent' in DIX is a misnomer designed to convince
> naive idiots new to X that you can put the Xorg DDX on top of the KDrive
> DIX and have stuff just work. Fools.

Thanks for the clarification.

G. Branden Robinson                |    When we call others dogmatic, what
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    we really object to is their
branden@debian.org                 |    holding dogmas that are different
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    from our own.     -- Charles Issawi

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