August 31, 2009

X.Org 7.5 Is Frozen, XKB2 Gets Postponed Again

Article Source Phoronix
August 31, 2009, 5:36 pm

X.Org 7.5 with X Server 1.7 was supposed to be released earlier this month, but that didn't happen on schedule nor their earlier release plans. However, this evening, Daniel Stone has laid out the new plans for X.Org 7.5 / X Server 1.7.

The key points from Daniel's email are:

  • XKB2 has been postponed, again. Peter Hutterer and Daniel are now looking at having version 2.0 of the X Keyboard Extension ready for X Server 1.8, which we anticipate will come in the first half of 2010. Fortunately, X Server 1.7 will still be home to X Input 2.0 with Multi-Pointer X support...