Linked by martini on Tue 23rd Oct 2012 22:02 UTC
X11, Window Managers Wayland 1.0 was officialy released on October 22. Wayland is a protocol for a compositor to talk to its clients as well as a C library implementation of that protocol. The compositor can be a standalone display server running on Linux kernel modesetting and evdev input devices, an X application, or a wayland client itself. The clients can be traditional applications, X servers (rootless or fullscreen) or other display servers.
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I cant wait
by delta0.delta0 on Wed 24th Oct 2012 05:59 UTC
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I have never really had any issues with X, it has for the most part served me well and developers like Keith Packard helped to push it forward immensely, credit where its due.

I think however its about time X was put out to pasture, if only to get rid of the negativity that was piled on it, no matter how much work the developers did or how much they improved it, it was always going to past negativity piled on it.

By replacing it with wayland hopefully most of the "haters" can find something better to do with their time.

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