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Daniel Stone
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'so yeah at fosdem I ssh'd home ... xterm took 1 minute 7 seconds to start'
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+Zeeshan Ali I was but that wasn't me (xterm? c'mon) - it's a quote.
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'All announcements from the [project] team are cryptographically signed using gzsig(1) in order to prevent abuse of our name and provide integrity of distfiles. In case of doubt, ask via IRC.'
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Saturday, 1pm: Jason Ekstrand on Vulkan in open source, and what it means. See you at FOSDEM!
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RK3229 and RK3399 got announced at CES it seems. We already have a lot of patches on the lists for them and submission even started before making them public. It will really be great to see support for them (and the older ones) grow in the mainline kernel :-) .
Rockchip had a small presence at CES this year, where the company was showing off a handful of new devices including the Geekbox hackable mini PC and a new virtual reality headset. But the folks at Notebook Italia noticed something I missed: Rockchip also unveiled two new processors at the show. The Rockchip RK3229 is …
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I have a stack of those brochures with me :) 
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+Rob Clark 'So, you say, open source drivers for GPUs ... ?!' - only Monday but easily the funniest thing I've seen all week.
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Appreciate the up-to-date info ! Thank you :)
Obviously I have missed out on recent developments. And such info isn't emerging a lot in the open or frequently enough ;)
ps: So there's hope for the mobile gpu, without mali of course :D thanks again 
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Excellent piece on social co-operation and development models from the FLOSS Thinkpiece Laureate Andy Wingo.
Most of you have heard of "Conway's Law", the pithy observation that the structure of things that people build reflects the social structure of the people that build them. The extent to which there is coordination or cohesion in a system as a whole reflects the extent to which there is ...
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+Daniel Vetter talked about the atomic modesetting at Linux.conf.au 2016.

The talk goes through the history of modesetting, the need for atomic modesetting and how it got designed.
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'I think in most of these comments the people are kidding about Xorg-the-server dying.

I was using KDE with vsync-full-screen-repaint turned on and everything run fine(!).

Edit: This setting is actually not worth doing. when running glxgears with this setting on it makes the whole desktop lag.'
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to be fair, not-bloated does not have to equal tearing-crap..  which weston does a pretty good job of demonstrating.
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An open-source DRM-based HWComposer implementation - thanks ChromeOS!
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Thanks +Daniel Stone​ that makes sense.
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'Domain Name Gets Renewed in Time, Doesn't Expire'
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+Giovanni Campagna no problem :) +Ray Strode living the dream!
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+Benson Leung's Type C explanations are a thing of beauty.
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So, this exists.
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+James Henstridge I think that's Yahoo!ligans Highway. Or Messenger Lane.
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I'm the one who does graphics and input, not the social media guy from Sydney (he's http://theinternets.com.au). During the day, I'm the graphics lead at Collabora, who are all-round wonderful people.

If this stuff interests you, I write in longer form at http://fooishbar.org.
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