I'm going to design and build an X terminal
bv at norbionics.com
Fri Apr 22 04:30:34 CDT 2005
On Fri, 22 Apr 2005 07:43:31 +0200, Eric Smith <eric at brouhaha.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure exactly what (if any) relationship there is between the
> current x.org and the original X Consortium, but it's my understanding
> that the latter has been defunct since not long after the release of
> "Broadway". I think it may have merged into the XFree86 organization.
> Most Linux distributions now use the x.org branch rather than XFree86.
> Debian is a notable counterexample, though it is expected that they
> will switch after they release Sarge.
I got the first details of the X problems when I looked into the early
Dragonfly BSD development.
They went for x.org because XFree86 was effectively dead at that time.
X.org had the support of some of the original X team, so it looked like a
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