[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: X-win more effiecient than Win95?

Þann 14-Jan-98 skrifar Rick Jones:
>     Not true.  1) X MUST be operating to benchmark CDE, KDE, or Afterstep
> etc.  2)
> To acurately benchmark the performance of software 'whatever' you have to
> include
> the processes that are handled by X.  So you would have to benchmark the
> combnation X + window-manager  against Windows.  Besides that, Windows is
> more
> than just a wrapper that beautifys the border of the window and adds a menu. 
> It
> acts as an interface with the video adapter, keyboard, and mouse, as the
> Xserver
> does.
  No, Windows is not an interface... and it's a lot more than just a GUI, it's
an operating system as well (as of Win95, WinNT).

  And that's right, you need to compare X+Window manager, not just X which was
the issue.

Orn Einar Hansen                         oe.hansen@oehansen.pp.se
                                        voice+fax; +46 035 217194

TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
debian-user-request@lists.debian.org . 
Trouble?  e-mail to templin@bucknell.edu .

Reply to: