itz at buug.org
Tue Nov 30 08:53:35 PST 2010
>>>>> "Karen" == Karen Hogoboom <khogoboom at gmail.com> writes:
Karen> You raise a good question. I had seen, I think on Wiki, that
Karen> some find the term X Windows offensive. I did mean the computer
Karen> terminal windowing system developed at Xerox Parc. However, now
Karen> that you mention it, for some reason, I never remember whether XX
Karen> is what refers to women's chromosomes or mens. So you may be
Karen> 100% correct in asking this question.
The correct name is actualy "X Window" (without the "s"). Perhaps that
was the offensive part.
Rick> You can compare the typical appearance of various window managers
Rick> and several 'desktop environments' via screenshots and information
Rick> links at Matt Chapman's site, http://xwinman.org/ . Hope that
There is also The Comprehensive List of Window Managers for Unix:
Ian Zimmerman <itz at buug.org>
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