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Re: Foot Ball Game

> > Actually I'd like to hear some people's opinions on GGI.  I've heard many
> > mixed things about it.  From what I understand, kernel developers don't
> > like it and it will never be officially part of the kernel.
> I heard something brief (I forget where) about graphics being integrated
> into the kernel.  Do you have a source for this?  I'm just curious...

Maybe I could ask Alan Cox directly, but some of the folks here sort of
mentioned that the GGI stuff wouldn't be integrated b/c of the way it's
written or something like that.  I'l try to get more specifics. 

> > It seems that the folks that believe this think Mesa should be used
> > instead.  
> Alright.  Maybe I've got this wrong, but aren't GGI and Mesa totally
> different?  I mean, GGI (simply stated) is a means of actually displaying
> graphics, right?  And Mesa is a 3D library that requires something else
> (like X or Glide or GGI or SVGAlib) to actually put the 2D projection of a
> 3D image on the screen, right?  Am I way off here?

Well yes your right.. ack.. I don't know what I was writing there.  You
can write apps directly using the GGI interface similar to using the

I'll try to get what the main beef was about GGI.