Major contribution to X.Org Foundation by Aptest and Open Group

Leon Shiman leon at
Mon Apr 18 10:31:32 PDT 2005

on Mon, 18 Apr 2005 10:19:26 -0700 Alan Coopersmith wrote: 
>Leon Shiman wrote:
>> The X.Org Foundation, global steward of the X Window System* and 
>> announced today that ApTest and Open Group have together donated their 
>> Test Suite to The X.Org Foundation, where it shall be released under
>> their standard Open Source license as XTS 5.0.2. The X Window System is 
>> released by the X.Org Foundation under the MIT ("X") License. The VSW5 
>> Suite is the industry best practice in testing the X Window System. 
>This is great - just one question.   VSW5 5.1.5 is the current version from
>the Open Group under the old license - is that the same version as in XTS
>5.0.2 or how do these version numbers map?

Stuart Anderson, who chairs X.Org's Testing Work Group will be coordinating 
the evolution of XTS. VSW5 5.0.2 is the starting point. 


>	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at
>	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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