Commit 60bb4909 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Display Feature Testing): Explain about "vendor".

parent 95d62d8a
......@@ -1980,12 +1980,18 @@ about X displays.
@defun x-server-version &optional display
This function returns the list of version numbers of the X server
running the display. The value is a list of three integers: the major
and minor version numbers, and the vendor-specific release number.
and minor version numbers of the X protocol, and the
distributor-specific release number of the X server software itself.
@end defun
@defun x-server-vendor &optional display
This function returns the ``vendor'' that provided the X server software
(as a string).
This function returns the ``vendor'' that provided the X server
software (as a string). Really this means whoever distributes the X
server.
When the developers of X labelled software distributors as
``vendors'', they showed their false assumption that no system could
ever be developed and distributed noncommercially.
@end defun
@ignore
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