Keith Packard has been the release manager for the X Server 1.6
series and back in early May he issued an X Server 1.6.2 release cadndidate
to close a few more X.Org bugs in this critical piece of software. After pulling in another heaping of bug fixes, Keith has now announced X Server 1.6.2 Release Candidate 2, which will go on to become the official 1.6.2 release assuming no bugs or regressions appear.
In X Server 1.6.2 are over 36 bug fixes that address a variety of different problems from DRI2
to EDID to fixing up other problems. X Server 1.6.2 final will hopefully be out soon. The 1.6.2 RC2 announcement can be read on the X.Org mailing list
Coming out soon after this will be the start of X Server 1.7
development releases, with the latest schedule having it planned for an August release