Release criteria for X11 releases

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at
Wed Sep 26 01:36:55 PDT 2007

Colin Guthrie wrote:
> R.L. Horn wrote:
>> I'm not a distributor, but I do build and maintain my own systems.  I took 
>> one look at R7.3 and said to myself, "Uh-uh...not worth the trouble."
> I could be wrong but I think these releases are getting less and less
> significant in the new modular world.... I think most distros will soon
> be shipping the latest released (but compatible with each other)

the "compatible with each other" point is the key here. The relases
should imho provide this "compatibility guaranteed" label to a set of

Having each distributor to do his own tests and integration is a waste
of resources and time.

Matthieu Herrb

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