Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Nov 6 18:39:33 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 05:28:08PM +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> First I think you should probably head over to the Wayland mailing list and 
> get involved there. That's something I also recommend to Richard because if 
> you want certain features to be present now is a good time to make your 
> voices heard over there.

It's already been done, and the developers have been busily rejecting
them out of hand, eg:





[1] As an aside, the point the original poster in that thread makes
about client-side decorations is very valid.  If you've used Windows
or OS X at all, you'll have seen how a buggy application can
monopolize the display so nothing can be moved or killed or switched.

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