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Re: Future of X packages in Debian

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 03:03:24PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 02:16:04AM +1000, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > AIUI, these commits are all cleared by an author-internal filter as to
> > licence cleanliness.
> I don't understand this.  What's an "author-internal filter"?  If it's
> another term for "individual judgement", we've already seen that fail.

Well, yes.

> > Could you please elaborate on this point?
> Well, if someone implements a new server extension, it would be nice to
> have those supported in the "fake" severs like Xvfb and Xnest as well.
> Those X servers are often used for purposes such that feature-parity
> with the real, graphics-card-driving X servers is a major plus.
> If Xnest and Xvfb are split off, the implementation of new server
> extensions (or improvements to existing extensions) may get dropped on
> the floor.

Fair enough. Right now, this does not exist.

Daniel Stone                                                <daniels@debian.org>
Debian: the universal operating system                     http://www.debian.org

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