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    SubjectRe: The naming wars continue...

    On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 03:33:33PM +0200, Helge Hafting wrote:
    > Yes - lets stick to fewer numbers. They can count faster, instead
    > of having a long string of them. I hope linux doesn't
    > end up like X. "X11R6.8.1" The "X" itself is a counter, although
    > it is understandable if it never increments to "Y". But
    > that "11" doesn't change much, and then there are three more numbers. :-/

    X11 is the name of the protocol: the X Protocol, version 11, as
    released by the MIT. There was an X10.

    6.8.1 is the current X.Org release that we did because 6.8 turned out
    to have a nasty idiot bug.

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