FOSDEM Interview: Keith Packard

FOSDEM – What have been the major changes in
the last version of X, and is there any fundamental change that
will appear in the next major release ?

Keith Packard – That’s actually a difficult
question to answer as there is no canonical version of X. I’m
currently working with Freedesktop.org which has development
versions for an X server and the major X libraries available in
CVS, but hasn’t made any kind of release.

“The most widely used distribution, XFree86, appears ready to
release XFree86 4.4. That release appears to have several video
driver updates along with IPv6 support provided by Sun Microsystems
on behalf of X.org…”


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