Linked by Rahul on Tue 4th Nov 2008 06:17 UTC
X11, Window Managers Kristian Hogsberg, Red Hat Xorg developer and the key person behind successful projects such as AIGLX, has now started working on a new project called Wayland, a tiny display server and compositing manager.
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by siki_miki on Tue 4th Nov 2008 14:59 UTC
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Finally someone starts experimenting with new ways to do a graphical server, without all the obsolete stuff stuffed into X11.

I don't expect X server to go away, there are lots of useful stuff there. Eventually this new protocol could become part of it (i.e. X server could become support layer for multiple graphical protocols).

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