Gnome vs. X? (was [oclug] can someone explain this?)
doneill at linuxcare.com
Mon Apr 23 11:34:37 EDT 2001
On Mon, 23 Apr 2001, Tom Goulet wrote:
> X is a memory hog. XFree86 is about as lean as a tub of butter.
X really isn't as bad as most people think. Remember, X was designed for
hardware that's nearly antique by today's standards. The blame for bloat
is more appropriately assigned to the widget sets and "desktop
environments" that abuse the underlying X protocol.
Dave O'Neill, Linux Consultant
Linuxcare, Inc. tel: (613) 562-9949 fax: (613) 562-9700
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