> I agree that being able to run a multiple window environment with 3D is
> a good thing, but only for personal use. The general population only
> wants fullscreen 3D.
> As wonderful as windowed environments are, single tasking dedicated
> appliances, game consoles, and handheld devices are the main thing the
> general population is paying for nowadays.
It is right that games are normally played in fullscreen mode.
But it is often necessary to switch between window and fullscreen mode.
Especially as a gamer.
When playing online it is a good thing being able to switch back to window=
access your icq, irc, gamespy-client, ftp client and browser applications.
(for example to chat with your friends about the next game you want to pla=
y or mods/maps you have
to download before starting playing)
Doing this in the console is uncomfortable and in some cases (LICQ) imposs=
so a running x-server is still needed.
I don't know if it is possible to run an X-Server and FBDRI at the same ti=
But when when doing this it makes no sense, so it's better to use the X-Se=
rver with its inbuild DRI Architectur
like it is today.
In this case FBDRI is unnecessary.