Release criteria for X11 releases

Eric Anholt eric at
Wed Sep 26 11:47:36 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-25 at 18:41 -0500, R.L. Horn wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> > We seem to be loosening and loosening what it takes to declare
> > an X11 release shipped, and X11R7.3 seems to have lowered the
> > bar even further.
> Well, I'm glad somebody finally said it.  Even the filenames are 
> inconsistent with previous releases.  What's worse, with no update 
> directory (and no clear indication as to which tarballs are 
> R7.3-specific), the version of each and every package has to be compared 
> with what's already installed.

It was in the release notes and the announcement mail, and is the page
linked to from's "current release".

"See for a list of modules updated
in this release."

Eric Anholt                             anholt at
eric at                         eric.anholt at

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