Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Jul 19 08:41:36 UTC 2006

On Jul 19, 2006, at 4:39 , Erik Trulsson wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 01:32:06AM -0500, Mark Linimon wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 09:43:54PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>>> This makes no sense at all, since X.org is (by definition) X11R7.
>> They changed the protocol?  I thought that was what the suffix was
>> originally for.
> No, not really.  The suffix is mainly just a revision number for  
> the code
> base.  The (major) version number for the protocol is the '11'  
> part, which
> has not been changed for nearly 20 years now.

...unless you count a change at layer 9...

brandon s. allbery     [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl]       
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university       

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