Manual Reference Pages - XPROJECTTEAM (7)
X.Org, XProjectTeam - X.Org Group information
Release 6.5 and 6.6 of X Version 11 was brought to you by The X.Org Group.
Release 6.4 of X Version 11 was brought to you by The X Project Team.
The Open Groups X Project Team was created as the successor
to the X Consortium, Inc., after the X Consortium ceased operations and
transferred ownership of X11 to The Open Group. The X.Org Group
(hereinafter called "X.Org") was created as the successor to The X Project
Team after the The Open Group ceased operating The X Project Team. The
purpose of X.Org was to foster development, evolution, and maintenance of
the X Window System. X.Org operates under the corporate umbrella of The
The X Consortium was an independent, not-for-profit Delaware membership
corporation. It was formed in 1993 as the successor to the MIT X
The X Window System was created in the mid-1980s at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. In 1988, MIT formed a member-funded consortium
to provide the technical and administrative leadership necessary to
support further development of the X Window System. In 1992, MIT and
the membership decided it was in their best interests to move the
consortium out of MIT and create an independent, stand-alone organization.
All rights to the X Window System were assigned by MIT to X Consortium,
Inc. on January 1, 1994. On December 31, 1996 the X Consortium, Inc.
closed its doors and all rights to the X Window System were assigned to
The Open Group.
To reach The Open Group public World Wide Web server, use
To reach The X.Org public World Wide Web server, use
To reach The X.Org public ftp machine, use anonymous ftp at
Silicon Graphics Incorporated
The XFree86 Project
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