Commit 1c1cf18a authored by Alan Coopersmith's avatar Alan Coopersmith 🛫

Update Versions doc to better reflect current releases

Signed-off-by: Alan Coopersmith's avatarAlan Coopersmith <>
parent b4b95036
......@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ The XFree86 Project, Inc
Updated for X.Org by Keith Packard, Kevin E. Martin, and Alan Coopersmith
<pubdate>November 2010</pubdate>
<pubdate>June 2019</pubdate>
......@@ -34,12 +34,9 @@ basic scheme is the same. This document reflects the policy that X.Org uses.
Starting with the X11R7.0 release, each module has its own version number.
For those without a natural starting point, the version numbers started at
1.0. For instance, the X11R7.0 release included the xorg-server 1.0
module. As modules are released independently from the rest of the
window system, the module version is the most accurate source of version
information. For instance, there are many X server releases in a year,
but generally only one window system release, so an X server version number
such as 1.7.7 is more informative than the X11R7.5 version for the window
system <quote>katamari</quote> release.
module. As X.Org no longer produces the <quote>katamari</quote> releases
of the entire window system (X11R7.x), the module version is the only
accurate source of version information.
......@@ -75,12 +72,6 @@ releases.
The X.Org Foundation is planning to make full releases from the main
development stream at regular intervals in the 6-12 month range. The
feature freezes for these releases will usually be 2-3 months before the
release dates. This general plan is a goal, not a binding commitment.
The actual release intervals and dates will depend to a large degree on
the resource available to X.Org.
Update/bugfix releases will be made on an as-required basis,
depending also on the availability of resources, and will generally be
limited to serious bug and security fixes. New features will not
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