X11 Available?

X11 Available?

Post by yanag.. » Tue, 02 Jan 1990 19:48:00



       I have been working with X windows version 10 for a while and now
       I hear rumors about some new  things that will be available in  X
       version 11.  So can someone tell  me how far along is X11?   When
       is it planned for release?  And can I get a spec of it now?

       I would really like some info on X11 before I do anymore major  X
       development work.

       I don't have  a name to  contact at MIT  for information, so  any
       help would be greatly appreciated.
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X11 Available?

Post by j.. » Tue, 02 Jan 1990 18:04:00


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V11 will be available for alpha release in Feb 87, and beta March 87.
I don't expect a final release until June.  I don't know exactly what you
are doing with X (porting the system or writing apps?) but if you are
writing apps, it is rumoured that V10 will be supported.  if you are porting
the system, it is supposedly completely rewritten.  for good reason.  it
couldn't be much more convoluted, but it is the best PD window system for
unix. (only?)

Also, if you are an app writer, you might want to contact MIT or HP and
ask about Xrlib.  It is available for v10r4 and is a GEM/MS-WIND/MAC like
library package.  user-interface generators (e.g. GEM RCS) will be avail.
at some in the future.

-- jdm

 
 
 

X11 Available?

Post by lalo.. » Tue, 02 Jan 1990 10:13:00



Quote:

>       I have been working with X windows version 10 for a while and now
>       I hear rumors about some new  things that will be available in  X
>       version 11.  So can someone tell  me how far along is X11?   When
>       is it planned for release?  And can I get a spec of it now?

        Version 11 of the X Window System is currently scheduled to be released
        for distribution on June 15. A Beta release is in April. A V11 spec
        is available via anonymous ftp from a MIT system "zap.mit.edu". The
        Internet address is 18.72.0.126

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