Fresco (formerly known as Berlin) is a windowing system derived from a powerful structured graphics +toolkit originally based on InterViews. Fresco extends earlier incarnations +to the status of a full windowing system, in command of the video hardware +(via GGI, SDL, DirectFB or GLUT) and processing user input directly rather +than peering with a host windowing system. Additionally, Fresco's extensions include a rich drawing interface with +multiple backends, an upgrade to modern CORBA standards, a new Unicode-capable +text system, dynamic module loading, and many communication abstractions for +connecting other processes to the server. It is developed entirely by +volunteers on the internet, using free software. This project was formerly known as Berlin.
DocumentationUser introduction available in HTML format from http://www.fresco.org/docs_i.html; Programmer reference available in HTML format from http://www.fresco.org/docs_d.html
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 21 March 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|LGPL||Janet Casey||18 November 2002|
Leaders and contributors
|The Fresco project||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://issues.fresco.org/|
|Required to build||FreeType2|
|Required to build||zlib|
|Required to build||libPNG|
|Required to build||g++|
|Required to build||omniORB|
|Required to build||GGI or SDL or DirectFB|
|Required to build||Mesa or LibArt|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.
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