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On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 10:45, Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> What are the advantages of X.org over XFree?
All the development that's happened since XFree86 4.3.0 was released
around February 2003.
> If I have XFree successfully installed and running, are there any advantages
> to switching?
> Do 3rd party vendors, notably VMWare which I think supplies an optimized
> XFree driver, support X.org?
A VMWare employee has commit rights to X.Org CVS. To my knowledge, this
was never the case with XFree86.
Also, it's branched off of XFree86 pre-4.4, so it has everything that
had and more, minus the license problems and lack of committers.
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