Xlib


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Xlib

X library: program interface to the X Window System.

Xlib

(X LIBrary) Functions in the X Window System. See X toolkit.
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Other open source software that is reliable in digitization include: Xlib, Moodle, Dspace and Eprints.
LEADTOOLS Imaging for Linux is built directly upon Xlib, to offer developers more flexibility, greater speed and ease in development and independence of graphical interface.
This leaves the graphical representation of the application domain as an exercise for the developer, who must resort to primitive graphics calls, say to Xlib.
For some applications, the functions in Xlib that accomplish this are sufficient, but for most they do not provide enough functionality, particularly with fonts.
CLX is not a linkage to the C version of Xlib (the library interface to writing X-based applications), but it is entirely written in Lisp, using native data structures and I/O.
Microsoft Windows application programming interface (API) calls are thus translated into Xlib calls, and Intel processor instructions found in Microsoft Windows applications are converted to optimized native SPARC instruction sequences.
Unfortunately, libraries like XView and Xlib contain about a thousand definitions each.