Arvind Narayanan wrote:
XFree 4.x dropped support for a lot of "old" monitors. Unfortunately,
a lot of hardware that gets obsoleted in the west finds a new market
Uhmm.. are you sure? The difference is probably due to something else.
X.org is merely a fork of XFree of the version before they changed the
license, and IIRC there are currently *no* technical differences between
XFree and X.org.
No, you got it wrong. Spatial Nautilus has got to be the most misunderstood
user interface in the history of computing. Its basically a new approach
to file management that works by removing the distinction in the user's
mind between a folder and a view of the folder. However, to do that, you
need to use it for a while. See
However, the correct answer is YES :) See link above.
You do know that they are forced to take it out because of the patent
I think nVidia will release the precompiled interface in a month or two.
I heard that Linus deliberately breaks binary compatibility to make it
more difficult for closed source drivers to exist. Strange, considering
that he has repeatedly professed his political apathy.