Differences to XFree86
Mon, 01 Mar 2004 09:21:15 -0500
On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 07:18, Egbert Eich wrote:
> I found the following differences that remain to XFree86:
> 1. XFree86 contains the documentation of the test suite.
> Do we want this, too?
Seems silly to have the docs unless the test suite is present.
> 2. xrx is deprecated on Xorg and doesn't get built.
> Does anybody still care for it?
There may be people who use it. As it is a browser plug-in, it
isn't something we should install by default, so I think shipping
it as XF86 has, but not installing it is in fact correct.
> 3. New locales have been added.
> a. Where are they from?
No clue: but Linux is being internationalized greatly, so
it is no surprise in principle. Any clues from copyright notices?
> b. Should we keep them for the rlease?
Possibly/probably. Do we have any I18N experts to take a look
> 4. The docs talk about X11 Version 6.7 DRAFT in XFree86 but
> X11 Version 6.7 in Xorg. We will keep that, however XFree86
> also talks about X Protocol and Xilb X11 Release 6.7 while Xorg
> talks about Release 6.4. I assume this is a typo in the
> Xorg case.
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Jim Gettys <Jim.Gettys@hp.com>
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