Ubuntu moving towards Wayland
dennisml at conversis.de
Sun Nov 7 17:32:10 UTC 2010
On 11/06/2010 07:39 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> 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:
>  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.
So they consider this a layering violation which makes sense given that
Wayland has a much smaller scope than X. That doesn't mean you cannot
implement remote applications at all it just means you have to implemented
in a different way.
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