The Future of XView
XView is no longer a Strategic Direction for Sun. It will be supported
for the next few years, but new features will not be added.
On the other hand, the source is publicly available.
XView is included with SunOS and Solaris, and also with some versions
Sun will be moving to a motif-like user interface in 1995, with the
shipping of COSE/CDE. At that time, XView will be less interesting to
Since it's probably the easiest X toolkit to use that's easily and
widely available, XView will probably be widely used for a while.
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