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Re: what gui backend


From: Martin Kuball
Subject: Re: what gui backend
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 11:25:43 +0200
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Am Sunday 23 May 2004 11:55 schrieb MJ Ray:
> Martin Kuball <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'm trying to figure out what type of backend is best for me. I'm
> > using Linux as OS so I guess this restricts my choice to art and
> > xlib, right?
>
> Realistically for now: yes. If you are using a local terminal and
> can stand a chance of a little freetype/nfont pain, use art. If you
> are using a remote terminal or want something that will almost
> always work but don't mind a few jaggies, use xlib.

You mean art is more feature complete? What about the speed? It seems 
that art is pure client side. So it can't take advantage of the 
hardware acceleration functions of the graphic card.

Martin




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