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From: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>
Subject: Re: Xorg-Toshiba Laptop
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 10:29:06 -0700
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?

See above.

> 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.
-- 
Donnie Berkholz
Gentoo Linux


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