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SunDew - A Distributed and Extensible Window System

  • James Gosling
Part of the EurographicSeminars book series (FOCUS COMPUTER)

Abstract

SunDew is a distributed, extensible window system that is currently being developed at SUN. It has arisen out of an effort to step back and examine various window system issues without the usual product development constraints. It should really be viewed as speculative research into the right way to build a window system. We started out by looking at a number of window systems and clients of window systems, and came up with a set of goals. From those goals, and a little bit of inspiration, we came up with a design.

Keywords

Virtual Machine Input Event Window System Client Program Graphic Operation 
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Copyright information

© EUROGRAPHICS The European Association for Computer Graphics 1986

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  • James Gosling

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