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Thread: X Server 1.6 Gets A Release Schedule

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    Jan 2007

    Default X Server 1.6 Gets A Release Schedule

    Phoronix: X Server 1.6 Gets A Release Schedule

    Back in September when the X developers raided the Edinburgh Zoo for the 2008 X Developers' Summit, Intel's Keith Packard made the rather dramatic announcement that he intended to ship X Server 1.6 and he would step up as the release manager. This announcement was significant in that it had taken a year to go from X Server 1.4 / X.Org 7.3 to X Server 1.5 / X.Org 7.4 (and there was six months just for a point release), but Keith would throw X Server 1.6 together in just about three months. Keith's intentions for X Server 1.6 is strictly a time-based release cycle as there are some features not yet in a released version of the X Server that he would like to have available to Intel's customers. X Server 1.6 is scheduled to introduce Predictable Pointer Acceleration, a revised version of DRI2 that hadn't made it in time for X Server 1.5, RandR 1.3 (the Resize and Rotate extension), and X Input 2 or X Input 1.5 with device properties...

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    Join Date
    Aug 2008


    Wow, awesome! Now let's see if we will have xserver 1.6 for January.

  3. #3
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    Nov 2008


    Please please please, with sugar on top, make xrandr 1.3 work with two or more Radeon boards.

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