Fd.o: Building the Desktop in the Right Places

Don't be fooled by chatter about desktop wars. Applications and desktop environments are cooperating behind the scenes and using reality-tested standards to make everyone's software work and play well together.

Many thanks to Waldo Bastian, Keith Packard, Daniel Stone and Sander Vesik for all their explanations.

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Marco Fioretti is a hardware systems engineer interested in free software both as an EDA platform and, as the current leader of the RULE Project, as an efficient desktop. Marco lives with his family in Rome, Italy.


Articles about Digital Rights and more at http://stop.zona-m.net CV, talks and bio at http://mfioretti.com


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I think that the more

Matteo's picture

I think that the more interesting option hasn't yet been explored. Why do noy use an industrial standard API like OpenVG? There would be so many advantages, especially if accelerated via OpenGL, as shown here