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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RE[4]: Comment by Sodki
by mistersoft on Wed 24th Oct 2012 11:55 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Sodki"
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Sorry, are you saying Wayland's a hack too or just DRI2 I wasn't sure.

I will read that phoronix link now, but not sure if it'll all go over my head. cheers

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