Is X.org the X Consortium?
Posted Apr 9, 2004 1:59 UTC (Fri) by tedickey
In reply to: Is X.org the X Consortium?
Parent article: X.Org Foundation releases X Window System X11R6.7
>I am guessing that you are "Thomas E Dickey", the maintainer for xterm for >XFree86.
>If so, you are in a better position than any of us to enlighten us on the >relationship/history between X.org, the X Consortium, and XFree86. While I >don't expect you to post a 300-page history-of-X here, a couple of >sentances and URLs would have been helpful.
Probably not: describing the current X.org properly would require
some speculation on the dynamics of the situation. (I don't like
to speculate, and don't see any point in arguing about opinions).
There was a much-toned-down history of X on this website recently.
That's enough to get up to about a year ago. Current events are
harder to report (every reporter thinks he's a general).
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