Re: gnome-session proposal


On Thu, 2008-06-26 at 17:55 +0200, Dave Neary wrote:
> Jürg Billeter wrote:
> > I really want compositing but I can't use a GL-based one
> > on all systems, as for example even with some recent Intel desktop
> > mainboards you can't have DRI with a screen area larger than 2048x2048,
> > which is easily reached with two monitors.
> I don't mean to be impertinent, but isn't "any screen bigger than
> 2048x2048" a major edge case? It's like desktop apps that only work on
> screens bigger than 640x480... who cares at this stage? By the time
> that's anything bug an edge case, won't the hardware have caught up?

It's an edge case for single-monitor systems, however, I wouldn't call
multi-monitor systems an edge case and you already have more pixels with
two 17" 1280x1024 screens (or laptop + external monitor, which is not


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