Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Garrett Holmstrom gholms at fedoraproject.org
Sat Nov 6 18:55:47 UTC 2010

On 11/6/2010 11:28, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> As for the "if all apps are ported to Wayland I will not be able to use
> them remotely anymore" I think this is bogus. Nowadays virtually all
> application aren't X application but gtk/qt applications and the toolkits
> tend to support different backends. So you will be able to use your apps as
> long as the toolkits support X and I think that's going to be a long time
> unless Wayland is dramatically successfull.

Does this sort of portability make any difference in a distribution 
where package maintainers make that decision at compilation time?

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