Re: Xgl, I just watched the demo video. The only thing I saw there that adds to OS X's capabilities was the "rubber sheet" window movement, and for all I know OS X can do that too :).
I saw Apple demo the OpenGL-on-the-desktop capability at 10.2 release (July/August 2002), but oddly they never did anything with the capability. Everything else in the Xgl demo is already familiar to OS X users.
If you want to install the trial version of Veritas' BackupExec Linux agent. Be warned. It includes: its very own complete Perl installation. And a Perl module that is 25,000 lines long. To install a trivial bit of software. Whatever happened to 'tar -xzf'?
They really expect me to run that script on my system and to hell with the consequences? I'll be running it on a sacrificial system, thanks very much.
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