On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Alan Coopersmith wrote:

> Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Ruth A. Kramer wrote:
> > 
> >>Here's what it says at www.xfree86.org:
> >>The XFree86 core team has voted to disband itself, effective 31 December
> >>2003. The XFree86 Project and its active cutting-edge developers are all
> >>still very much alive and residing in our development forum. Comments
> >>about this can be made there; registration is not necessary.
> > 
> > The last I looked, no one had made any comments there.  Has anyone tried?
> There were one or two that came through on the forum list after the original
> very confusing announcement was reported on Slashdot and other Linux news/blog
> sites.  The revised announcement on the web page now is much better than the
> original one which gave no clue what this meant and almost implied the whole
> project was shutting down.  It still doesn't really say what this means, just
> that it doesn't mean what everyone assumed it meant.

  I think it doesn't really mean anything at all, so it's hard to
say much about it.  The core team was basically an honor role, which
outsiders assumed was a kabal of some sort despite the core and bod
repeatedly explaining that it wasn't.  Now it's gone, so people will
have to find something else to complain about.


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