1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

XDC 2015 Event To Likely Be In Boston Or Toronto

X.Org

Published on 22 August 2014 08:48 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in X.Org
Comment On This Article

The annual gathering of X.Org/Mesa/Wayland developers next year is likely to happen in either Toronto or Boston.

During yesterday's X.Org Foundation Board of Directors' IRC meeting (logs), the XDC2015 location was brought up with XDC2014 just being a little over one month away. Tom Stellard of AMD is preparing a proposal to host XDC2015 in Toronto, Canada. Meanwhile, a crew from Red Hat is preparing a competing proposal to host XDC2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.

XDC 2015 Event To Likely Be In Boston Or Toronto


It's rare that more than one proposal gets submitted per year for hosting the annual X.Org event, but as a result, the two proposals will be evaluated and decided upon in just over one month at XDC2014 Bordeaux. XDC2014 is being held from 8 to 10 October in Bordeaux, France at the Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique. This year's event organizer is Nouveau contributor Martin Peres.

XDC 2015 Event To Likely Be In Boston Or Toronto


So far there's just two dozen developers registered for XDC2014 while the actual program is also still being decided. Unfortunately there won't be live Phoronix coverage this year due to my travel budget being exhausted for the year (thus also no Phoronix beer -- or wine -- sponsorship this year), but will try to make do with remote live coverage based on IRC, my sources there, and any video recordings, etc.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10
  2. AMD Radeon R9 290 On Ubuntu 14.10: RadeonSI Gallium3D vs. Catalyst
  3. MSI X99S SLI PLUS On Linux
  4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Offers Great Linux Performance
Latest Linux Articles
  1. NVIDIA's Linux Driver Can Deliver Better OpenGL Performance Than Windows 8.1
  2. Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 With Intel HD Graphics
  3. 6-Way Ubuntu 14.10 Radeon Gallium3D vs. Catalyst Driver Comparison
  4. NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers On Ubuntu 14.10
Latest Linux News
  1. AMD On Linux & Systemd Were Very Popular This Month
  2. Wine 1.7.30 Continues Work On DirectWrite & Offers Regedit Fixes
  3. Has The Sky Fallen? Qualcomm Contributes To Freedreno's DRM/KMS Driver
  4. Manjaro Works To Make Calamares A Distribution-Independent Installer
  5. DisplayLink USB 3.0 Support Sounds Like A Mess
  6. PulseAudio Gains A Native Bluetooth Headset Backend
  7. X.Org Foundation Decides On Its Women Outreach Project
  8. GTK+ 3.16's New GtkGLArea Widget Gets Improved
  9. X.Org Server 1.17 ABI Bumped
  10. Fedora 21 Beta To Be Released Next Week
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Civilization: Beyond Earth Overcoming Linux GPU Driver Problems
  2. How to get rid of Linux
  3. Step by Step install of Latest Nvidia Driver Article Request
  4. Closed source to opensource
  5. What Would You Like To See Next?
  6. Is foolish currently develop in machine code, hexadecimal and assembly?
  7. Reducing The CPU Usage In Mesa To Improve Performance
  8. Help diagnosing problems with a Readon HD 4670 on Mesa 10.3.2-1