Subject: Re: "fusion" of direct and indirect rendering imminent!
To: Blair Sadewitz <>
From: Eric Anholt <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 09/13/2007 01:02:51
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On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 17:20 -0400, Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> TTM refers to "translation table memory" (or mapping, I forget which).
> I could explain it here, but I'd simply be paraphrasing the document
> that I read, which is:
> EXA does not have an official expansion, AFAIK.  The XA signifies
> "acceleration architecture" as it does with XAA.  The hermeneutics of
> the E are, however, only known to a few practioners of esoteric black
> arts.  I prefer to call it "Excellent" a la "Bill and Ted's Excellent
> Adventure".

XAA is the XFree86 Acceleration Architecture
EXA is some random set of 3 characters that don't happen to be KAA (the
Kdrive Acceleration Architecture) which is all that that code started
out as.

Eric Anholt                                  

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