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Fresco

http://www.fresco.org/
Windowing system derived from a powerful structured graphics toolkit

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.

Documentation

User 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" IRC Help channel
irc://irc:irc.freenode.net/fresco

"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://irc:irc.freenode.net/fresco



Download

http://download.fresco.org/releases/M2/src/Fresco-M2.tar.gz

version M2 (alpha)
released on 21 March 2003




VCS Checkout

:pserver:anonymous@src.fresco.org:/cvs/fresco

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:LGPLJanet Casey18 November 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Brent Fulgham Contributor
Gnanasekaran Swaminathan Contributor
Graydon Hoare Contributor
Stephane Rehel Contributor
The Fresco project Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
HelpE-mailmailto:fresco-announce@fresco.org
Bug Tracking,DeveloperE-mailmailto:fresco-devel@fresco.org
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/fresco
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://issues.fresco.org/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildlibPNG
Required to buildg++
Required to buildomniORB
Required to buildGGI or SDL or DirectFB
Required to buildMesa or LibArt
Required to buildFreeType2
Required to buildzlib

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 April 2018.



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