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Re: Possible X solutions.

To: jwiede@blammo.engr.sgi.com (John Wiederhirn)
Subject: Re: Possible X solutions.
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 1997 09:58:42 +0100 (BST)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <9707241356.ZM3565@blammo.engr.sgi.com> from "John Wiederhirn" at Jul 24, 97 01:56:34 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> Has anyone considered perhaps partnering with either Metrolink
> or Xi Graphics (makers of Accelerated-X) and having _them_ be
> the providers of the X server for SGI?

If there's not going to be a free X server for the SGI then Ariel
can keep the machine...

> B.  Gives us a venue by which SGI can provide optimized
>     versions of OpenGL for Linux/Intel.  This is what we
>     could bring to the table.
> 
> C.  Lends additional credibility to the Linux/SGI port.

These two are probably good reasons for having a valued added option.
However crippling a required system component isnt.

Alan


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