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From: r...@X.ORG ("R. Gary Cutbill")
Newsgroups: comp.windows.x.announce
Subject: Public Release of X11R6
Date: 2 May 1994 11:22:53 -0700
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Release 6 of the X Window System, Version 11, will be made available world
wide starting May 2 at 12:00pm EDT (16:00 GMT).  The distribution sites are
listed below.  PLEASE use a site that is close to you in the network.

The X Consortium would like to thank all of the sites world wide which are 
participating in the release of the software.  We would particularly like 
to express our gratitude to Petri Ojala at EUnet Europe, Akira Kato at the 
WIDE Project in Japan, and Robert Elz at the University of Melbourne, Australia
for their efforts at prestaging X11R6 to the mirror sites in their respective 
geographic regions.

OBTAINING THE X WINDOW SYSTEM

Thank you for your interest in the X WINDOW SYSTEM, Version 11, Release 6.
The software in this release is not in the public domain, but is freely
available.  No license is required and there are no royalties; vendors are
actively encouraged to base products on this software and on the standards
defined by the X Consortium.

Sites that have network file transfer ability can retrieve the release from
the network location nearest them listed further below.  If you are unable
to retrieve the release from the network, or you want to obtain printed
copies of the documentation, the X Consortium provides sets of tapes
and documentation as follows:

All products listed below will begin shipping on May 9, except for CDROM's
which are expected begin shipping on May 16.

Core Software CDROM
    The "core" X Window System software, supported by the X Consortium.
    Contains implementations of X Consortium standards plus fonts, utility
    libraries and toolkits, and applications.  Sources for all hardcopy
    documents listed below are included on the CDROM.  The CDROM is in 
    ISO9660 format with Rock Ridge Extensions.  Approximately 140Mb.

Core Software Tape
    The Core Software Tape includes the same data as the Core CDROM, in Unix
    "tar" format.  The Core tape comes on either 8mm or QIC-150 data cartridge.
    Approximately 140Mb on disk.

Interface Standards Set (for Application Programmers)
    Contains one hardcopy each of the following X Consortium standards
    documents: Xlib - C Language X Interface; X Toolkit Intrinsics - C Language
    Interface; Inter-Client Exchange (ICE) Library; X Session Management
    Library; Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual; X Logical Font
    Description Conventions; X11 Nonrectangular Window Shape Extension;
    X Synchronization Extension; Extending X for Double-Buffering,
    Multi-Buffering, and Stereo; X11 Input Extension Library Specification;
    XIElib Specification; PEXlib Specification and C Language Binding; Bitmap
    Distribution Format; Compound Text Encoding.  Approximately 1800 pages.

Protocol Standards Set (for System Developers)
    Contains one hardcopy each of the following X Consortium standards
    documents: X Window System Protocol; Input Method Protocol; Inter-Client
    Exchange (ICE) Protocol; X Session Management Protocol; X Font Service
    Protocol; XC-MISC Extension; X11 Input Extension Protocol Specification;
    Big Requests Extension; X Imaging Extension (XIE) Protocol Reference
    Manual; Sharing Image Colors in X; PEX Protocol Specification; X11 XTest
    Extension; X Display Manager Control Protocol.  Approximately 850 pages.

Client Documentation Set (for Users and Application Programmers)
    Contains one hardcopy each of the following documents:  X program man
    pages; Fresco(tm) Sample Implementation Reference Manual; MIT-SHM - The
    MIT Shared Memory Extension; Athena Widget Set - C Language Interface;
    Xmu Library; X Locale Database Definition; A Flexible Remote Execution
    Protocol Based on rsh; X Transport Interface; The X Font Library; Xterm
    Control Sequences.  Approximately 600 pages.

Core CDROM and Documentation
    Contains: Core Software CDROM, Interface Standards Set, 
    Protocol Standards Set, Client Documentation Set.

Core Tape and Documentation
    Contains: Core Software Tape, Interface Standards Set, 
    Protocol Standards Set, Client Documentation Set.

The rates for obtaining these sets are as follows:

                                     NORTH AMERICA             OVERSEAS

Core CDROM and Documentation            $235.00                 $400.00
Core Tape and Documentation             $275.00                 $450.00
Core Software CDROM                     $ 50.00                 $100.00
Core Software Tape                      $100.00                 $150.00
Interface Standards Set                 $100.00                 $190.00
Protocol Standards Set                  $ 60.00                 $140.00
Client Documentation Set                $ 50.00                 $125.00

When you order tapes, you must specify either QIC-150 cartridge tape, or
8mm (2.3Gb Format) tape, as the media format.  Tapes come in "tar" format.
No other tape data formats are available from the X Consortium.

All prices include shipping via UPS for U.S. and Canadian orders, and
international UPS service for overseas orders.  However, if you would like
next-day delivery, please supply your UPS or Federal Express account number.
We are unable to ship via other couriers at this time.

The forms of payment accepted by the X Consortium are check, Mastercard,
Visa, and bank transfer.  We will not accept purchase orders.  Make checks
payable to "X Consortium, Inc.".  All checks must be in U.S. dollars.

        Fax your credit card order to 617-374-1025, or mail your order to:

X Consortium
R6 Sales Center
1 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142-1301
USA

        Please send bank transfers to:

Fleet Bank of Massachusetts, NA
75 State Street
Boston, MA 02109 USA
Account # 9363587438 (X Consortium)
Telex # 210721FLTMAUR
Swift # FLTBUS3B
Fleet ABA # 011000138


PLEASE PROVIDE A SHIPPING ADDRESS WITH YOUR ORDER. 
P.O. BOXES ARE UNDELIVERABLE VIA UPS.


X Window System is a trademark of X Consortium, Inc.
Fresco is a registered trademark of X Consortium, Inc.


                    X WINDOW SYSTEM, VERSION 11, RELEASE 6

                           NORTH AMERICA ORDER FORM


                                      QUANTITY                  TOTAL

Core CDROM and Documentation            ____ X $235.00          $_______

Core 8mm Tape and Documentation         ____ X $275.00          $_______

Core QIC-150 Tape and Documentation     ____ X $275.00          $_______

Core Software CDROM                     ____ X $ 50.00          $_______

Core Software 8mm Tape                  ____ X $100.00          $_______

Core Software QIC-150 Tape              ____ X $100.00          $_______

Interface Standards Set                 ____ X $100.00          $_______

Protocol Standards Set                  ____ X $ 60.00          $_______

Client Documentation Set                ____ X $ 50.00          $_______

                                                GRAND TOTAL:    $_______


____ Check enclosed and made payable to X Consortium, Inc.

____  Mastercard

____  Visa

Card Number:____________________________________   Exp. Date:_________________


SIGNATURE:____________________________________________________________________
(Cardholder's Signature required for credit card transactions)

PRINT CARDHOLDER'S NAME:______________________________________________________

Shipping address (please print):

NAME:_________________________________________________________________________

COMPANY:______________________________________________________________________

DEPARTMENT/FLOOR NUMBER:____________________________

STREET ADDRESS:_______________________________________________________________

CITY:_______________________________________________

STATE:_____________________         ZIP CODE:________________________

PHONE NUMBER:_______________________________________

___ UPS  ___ FedEx  Account Number:_________________________________
(for next-day delivery only)

                    X WINDOW SYSTEM, VERSION 11, RELEASE 6

                             OVERSEAS ORDER FORM


                                      QUANTITY                  TOTAL

Core CDROM and Documentation            ____ X $400.00          $_______

Core 8mm Tape and Documentation         ____ X $450.00          $_______

Core QIC-150 Tape and Documentation     ____ X $450.00          $_______

Core Software CDROM                     ____ X $100.00          $_______

Core Software 8mm Tape                  ____ X $150.00          $_______

Core Software QIC-150 Tape              ____ X $150.00          $_______

Interface Standards Set                 ____ X $190.00          $_______

Protocol Standards Set                  ____ X $140.00          $_______

Client Documentation Set                ____ X $125.00          $_______

                                                GRAND TOTAL:    $_______


____ Check enclosed and made payable to X Consortium, Inc.

____  Mastercard

____  Visa

Card Number:____________________________________   Exp. Date:_________________


SIGNATURE:____________________________________________________________________
(Cardholder's Signature required for credit card transactions)

PRINT CARDHOLDER'S NAME:______________________________________________________

Shipping address (please print):

NAME:_________________________________________________________________________

COMPANY:______________________________________________________________________

DEPARTMENT/FLOOR NUMBER:____________________________

STREET ADDRESS:_______________________________________________________________

               _______________________________________________________________

CITY:_______________________________________________

STATE/PROVINCE:_____________________________________

COUNTRY:___________________________   ZIP/POSTAL CODE:________________________

PHONE NUMBER:_______________________________________

___ UPS  ___ FedEx  Account Number:_________________________________
(for next-day delivery only)

                          
North America anonymous FTP:
Location                    Address               Directory
--------                    -------               ---------

Cambridge, MA               ftp.crl.research.digital.com 
Digital Equipment Corp.     [192.58.206.2]        /pub/X11/R6 
Cambridge Research Laboratory                     /pub/X11/contrib

Cambridge, MA               ftp.x.org             /pub/R6
X Consortium                [198.112.44.100]      /contrib
(crl.dec.com is a faster site for FTP)

Lowell, MA                  x11r6.uml.edu         /pub/R6
UMass-Lowell                [129.63.32.4]         /contrib

New York City, NY           ftp.cs.columbia.edu   /archives/X11R6/R6
Columbia University         [128.59.26.5]         /archives/X11R6/contrib
Computer Science Dept

Buffalo New York            ftp.acsu.buffalo.edu  /pub/R6
University at Buffalo       [128.205.7.9]         /pub/R6

Washington DC               ftp.digex.net         /pub/X11/R6
Digital Express Group, Inc. [128.219.128.109]     /pub/X11/contrib

Aberdeen Maryland           ftp.arl.mil           /pub/X11/R6
Army Research Laboratory    [138.18.1.158]        /pub/X11/contrib

Falls Church, VA            ftp.uu.net            /systems/window-sys/X/R6
UUNET Technologies, Inc     [192.48.96.9]         /systems/window-sys/X/contrib

Durham, NC                  ftp.duke.edu          /pub/X11R6
Duke University             [152.3.102.3]

Oak Ridge, Tenn             sws1.ctd.ornl.gov     /unix/X11R6
Oak Ridge National Lab      [128.219.128.109]     /unix/X11R6/contrib 
(Limited access host)

Ann Arbor, MI               ftp.merit.edu         /X11R6
Merit Network, Inc.         [35.1.1.48]           /X11R6/contrib

West Lafayette, Indiana     ftp.cs.purdue.edu     /pub/X11/R6
Purdue University           [128.10.2.1]          /pub/X11/R6
Dept of Computer Sciences

Columbus, Ohio              ftp.cis.ohio-state.edu /pub/X.V11R6/R6
The Ohio State University   [128.146.8.52]        /pub/X.V11R6/R6-contrib
Dept of Computer and Information Science

Albuquerque New Mexico      ftp.eece.unm.edu      /usr/ftp/pub/dist/X/X11R6
Electrical and              [129.24.24.119]       /usr/ftp/pub/dist/X/X11
Computer Engineering UNM

Palo Alto, California       gatekeeper.dec.com    pub/X11/R6
Digital Equipment Corp      [16.1.0.2]            pub/X11/contrib


Europe anonymous FTP:
Location                    Address               Directory
--------                    -------               ---------

Vienna, Austria             ftp.Austria.EU.net    /pub/x11/x11r6
EUnet Austria               [192.92.138.34]       /pub/x11/x11r6/contrib

Leuven, Belgium             ftp.eunet.be          /pub/R6
EUnet Belgium               [192.92.130.1]        /contrib

Zagreb, Croatia             ftp.zel.etf.hr        /pub/X11/R6
Faculty of Electrical       [161.53.65.13]        /pub/X11/contrib
Engineering, Dept of Electronics

Prague, Czech Republic      ftp.eunet.cz          /pub/x11/R6
EUnet Czechia               [193.85.1.11]         /pub/x11/R6/contrib

Copenhagen, Denmark         ftp.denet.dk          /pub/X11/X11R6
DENet                       [129.142.6.74]        /pub/X11/contrib

Copenhagen, Denmark         osiris.dknet.dk       /pub/X11/R6
DKnet / EUnet Denmark       [193.88.44.45]        /pub/X11/contrib

Helsinki, Finland           ftp.eunet.fi          /X11R6/release
EUnet Finland               [192.26.119.1]        /X11R6/contrib

Espoo, Finland              nic.funet.fi          /pub/X11/X11R6
                            [192.52.71.41]        /pub/X11/contrib

France (near Paris)         ftp.inria.fr          /X/X11R6
INRIA Rocquencourt          [192.93.2.54]         /X/xontrib

Paris, France               ftp.ibp.fr            /pub/X11/R6
Institut Blaise Pascal      [132.227.60.2]        /pub/X11/contrib

Dortmund, Germany           ftp.germany.eu.net    /pub/X11/XConsortium/pub/R6
EUnet Deutschland GmbH      [192.76.144.75]       /pub/X11/XConsortium/contrib

Paderborn, Germany          ftp.uni-paderborn.de  /pub/X11/R6
University of Paderborn     [131.234.2.32]        /pub/X11/contrib

Budapest, Hungary           sunserv.sztaki.hu     /pub/X11R6
HUNGARNET                   [192.84.227.1]        /pub/R6-contrib

Dublin, Ireland             ftp.ieunet.ie         /pub/R6
IEunet                      [192.111.39.3]        /pub/R6/contrib

Milano, Italy               ftp.dsi.unimi.it      /pub/R6
DSI, U of Milan             [149.132.2.45]        /export

Milano, Italy               ftp.iunet.it          /X11/X11R6
IUnet NOC                   [192.106.1.6]         /X11/contrib

Oslo, Norway                ftp.eunet.no          /pub/X11/R6
EUnet Norway                [193.71.1.7]          /pub/X11/contrib

Norway                      ftp.unit.no           /pub/X11/R6
U. of Trondheim/SINTEF      [129.241.1.97]        /pub/X11/contrib

Warsaw, Poland              ftp.icm.edu.pl        /pub/X11/R6
ICM, Warsaw University      [XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX]     /pub/X11/contrib

Lisbon, Portugal            relay.puug.pt         /pub/X11R6
PUUG                        [193.126.4.65]        /pub/X11R6/contrib
Portuguese UNIX Users Group

Europe anonymous FTP: (continued)
Location                    Address               Directory
--------                    -------               ---------

Moscow, Russia              ftp.kiae.su           /x11/X11R6
RELCOM/EUnet, KIAE          [144.206.136.10]      /x11/X11R6/contrib

Lulea, Sweden               ftp.luth.se           /pub/X11/R6
Lulea University of Technology[130.240.18.2]        /pub/X11/contrib

Zurich, Switzerland         ftp.eunet.ch          /archive/software/X11R6
EUnet Switzerland           [146.228.10.16]       /archive/software/X

Zurich, Switzerland         ftp.switch.ch         /mirror/X11/R6
SWITCH - Swiss Academic &   [130.59.1.40]         /mirror/X11/contrib
Research Network

Amsterdam, The Netherlands  ftp.EU.net            /X11/R6
EUnet Europe                [192.16.202.2]        /X11/contrib

Amsterdam, The Netherlands  ftp.NL.net            /pub/windows/X/R6
NLnet                       [193.78.240.13]       /pub/windows/X/contrib

Canterbury, Kent, UK        ftp.britain.eu.net    /pub/X11R6
EUnet GB                    [192.91.199.5]        /pub/X11R6-contrib

London, UK                  src.doc.ic.ac.uk      /packages/X11R6
SUNsite, Dept of Computing, [146.169.2.10]        /packages/X11-contrib
Imperial College

East Asia anonymous FTP:
Location                    Address               Directory
--------                    -------               ---------

Hong Kong                   ftp.cs.cuhk.hk        /pub/X11R6
Computer Science Dept       [137.189.4.57]        /pub/Xcontrib
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Taejon, Republic of Korea   cair.kaist.ac.kr      /pub/X11/R6
Center for Artificial       [143.248.11.170]      /pub/X11/contrib (not yet operational)
Inteligence Research, KAIST

Tokyo, Japan                ftp.iij.ad.jp         /pub/X/X11R6
Internet Initiative Japan   [192.244.176.50]      /pub/X/contrib

Fukuoka, Japan              ftp.ec.kyushu-u.ac.jp /pub/X11R6
Kyushu University           [133.5.10.12]         /pub/contrib

Tokyo, Japan                SunSITE.sut.ac.jp     /pub/archives/X11/R6
Science University of Tokyo [133.31.30.7]         /pub/archives/X11/R6contrib

Tokyo, Japan                ftp.u-tokyo.ac.jp     /pub/X11R6
The University of Tokyo     [130.69.254.254]      /pub/X11R6-contrib

Fujisawa, Japan             sh.wide.ad.jp         /X11R6
WIDE Project (Fujisawa)     [133.4.11.11]         /X11R6-contrib

Nara, Japan                 wnoc-nara-ss2.wide.ad.jp /pub/X11R6
WIDE Project (Nara)         [133.4.23.2]          /pub/X11R6-contrib

Tokyo, Japan                ftp.inter.spin.ad.jp  /pub/unix/R6
Roppongi, Minato-ku         [165.76.8.4]          /pub/unix/R6/contrib
Spin project

Taiwan                      NCTUCCCA.edu.tw       /X/X11R6
Campus Computer             [140.111.1.10]        /X/contrib
Communication Assoc.


Australia anonymous FTP:
Location                    Address               Directory
--------                    -------               ---------

Melbourne, Australia        archie.AU             X11/R6
AARNet archive server       [139.130.23.2]        X11/contrib

Melbourne, Australia        munnari.OZ.AU         X.V11/R6
University of Melbourne     [128.250.22.2]        X.V11/contrib


X Consortium, RGC, 30 April 1994

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