[TUHS] old X versions

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Wed Sep 20 01:39:46 AEST 2017


On 9/19/17 11:16 AM, Gregg Levine wrote:
> Hello!
> Wasn't the original project called "Athena", and wasn't it pursued by
> one of the many Labs at MIT?

The athena project was indeed at MIT, and X was a part of that. This
would have been started and developed during the mid-1980s (1983, to be
exact).  X's predecessor was a window system named W, which was developed
at Stanford. Bob Scheifler used W as the basis for X.

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