Is X.org the X Consortium?
Posted Apr 9, 2004 1:52 UTC (Fri) by tedickey
In reply to: Is X.org the X Consortium?
Parent article: X.Org Foundation releases X Window System X11R6.7
>The X Consortium maintained the specifications, backed by reference source >code. In 1996 it transferred that job to The Open Group which formed X.org >to take on the task. Now in 2004, that job will be done by the "X.Org >Foundation", which is really just a name change so that it can call it's >forked version of XFree86 "X.org". Are we confused yet?
Still a little confused: "X.Org" (the current one) dates from January.
The paperwork to set it up dates from last fall (September).
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