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    in a way, LSB is a joke... the fact it exists as...

    in a way, LSB is a joke... the fact it exists as a specification doesnt at all mean that an arbitrary release (name one) of an arbitrary distribution (name one) automatically is LSB certified, or...
  2. yes - but last i investigated on it or a mid term...

    yes - but last i investigated on it or a mid term project (several years ago), some of the relevant C++ runtimes were in the process of achieving actual (or so their papers said) zero overhead for...
  3. in theory and according to sense, correct ;) ...

    in theory and according to sense, correct ;)

    in practice, i suspect some details from the very inception of the wayland project in 2008 have made their way to this day - namely the fact the client...
  4. right but... (continues) ... the problem is not...

    right but... (continues)
    ... the problem is not a matter of academy/real life division .. at least not only... rather a matter of what the toolkit allows to do vs what the application needs to do...
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    "Pointer" has been the arrow / hand / whatever...

    "Pointer" has been the arrow / hand / whatever pointing at the next visual object to be selected on a pixel scale, for as long as the WIMP (Windows Icons Mouse and Pointer) paradigm has existed...
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    pointer? an FPS doesnt require a pointer (thus,...

    pointer?
    an FPS doesnt require a pointer (thus, window relative coordinates)
    but rather X-Y motion deltas, ie raw mouse events, ie what the compositor natively sees and uses to recalculate...
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    or maybe, as it happened often times in other...

    By splitting off a sub-committee[/QUOTE]or maybe, as it happened often times in other contexts, picking an existing implementation and building on it - if not adopting it as is.. - rather than really...
  8. and you forget the obvious - that the choice of...

    and you forget the obvious - that the choice of license being free, it's the author who deliberately gives his code away for anyone else to take, not other people stealing ..

    now, for a freedom...
  9. but your point is orthogonal to the point at...

    but your point is orthogonal to the point at hand...
    the point here is not uptime, the point is correctness
    the ECU in your car may very well have an uptime of just a few hours (the duration of a...
  10. not really - or better, the kernel world is not...

    not really - or better, the kernel world is not that "black or white" anymore
    plus, the OP referred to HURD as a general proof of failure for microkernels in general - but if anything, HURD only...
  11. yes, disruption in itself is a problem - people...

    yes, disruption in itself is a problem - people don't want disruption, especially when the costs associated with it outweigh the benefits (better workflow, more productivity)
    you have to remember...
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    true, but the problem is not the age the problem...

    true, but the problem is not the age
    the problem is the disingenous train of thought that goes from making a new linux distribution (that probably only some ten's users people in the world,...
  13. besides, is there actual support at the protocol...

    besides, is there actual support at the protocol level? Last i checked enlightenment couldnt implement it for e18 since it was missing still, and it wasnt long ago...
  14. looks like the pace and model of development in...

    looks like the pace and model of development in the FOSS world as of late, has made you blind to a simple fact - ten (or five, or even only one) year ago software, is still software that can be used...
  15. the tapes themselves were confidential, the point...

    the tapes themselves were confidential, the point hardly was...
    there's no conspiracy - anyone following IT field press back in the days (early 90's - yeah, before the advent of Google*) can...
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    this besides not being some kind of holy law...

    this

    besides not being some kind of holy law to be followed blindly, what the "do one thing and do it well" (*) thing was intended for, was userland command line primitives (as in tools...
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    he's probably referring to spotify...

    he's probably referring to spotify...
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    that was the case with XP 10 years ago... the...

    that was the case with XP 10 years ago... the window manager (DWM) is a userspace process relying on device management / arbitration from the kernel, starting with Vista

    O(1) is equivalent to...
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    are you sure? ...

    are you sure?
    http://infocenter.arm.com/help/topic/com.arm.doc.set.graphics/
    http://www.imgtec.com/news/Release/index.asp?NewsID=441...
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    especially given that one often writes his own...

    especially given that one often writes his own container classes - or anyway uses different ones
    if you use Qt for instance, chances are you're already using qt's own classes rather than the stl...
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