Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Nov 2010 19:15 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Finally. Finally the leader of a major distribution who has the guts to stand up and say what a lot of people have known for a long time, but didn't dare to say because it usually leads to a storm of criticism. Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Ubuntu will be moving away from, opting to go with Wayland instead.
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network transparency and goodness
by syadnom on Sat 6th Nov 2010 03:07 UTC
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Sure, Wayland isnt network transparent, but Windows isnt network transparent either and RDP is pretty good.

I see no good reason that you couldnt render a duplicate desktop to an RDP, NX, VNC, ICA, X, or better yet SPICE to serve up to remote clients. For that matter, Wayland is a compositer so it could handle scaling or depth reduction or any number of other things to reduce network needs before rendering to the remote display.

Kind of a moot point I think. Good chance you already have rdesktop or vnc and you could likely use X as well.

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