xwin.org: xwin.org Goals
Apr 13, 2003, 21:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Keith Packard)
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[ Thanks to Branden
Robinson for this information. ]
"xwin.org is a forum for community participation in X. The X
development community needs to work together to form a government.
The hope is that community governance will encourage rapid advances
in the X window system.
"The X development community needs a way to work together to
advance X. Some significant technical improvements have been made
in the last couple of years. However, the lack of greater community
participation is making it increasingly difficult to move
"Greater community participation in development requires greater
community control over the direction of the project. A large
project requires formal structures for mediating among competing
interests. That formal structure (or government) must have the
mandate of the people for its decisions to carry weight with the
[Editor's note: Branden Robinson also submitted this
"The community group concerned with the XFree86
Project, Inc.'s model of governance has held two more
teleconferences, and made available minutes and partial transcripts
of the proceedings..."
The links to these teleconferences are provided here.
10, 2003 -BKP]