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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RE[3]: sigh
by Soulbender on Sat 6th Nov 2010 05:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: sigh"
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No. He's killing the best "4noobee" desktop distro. Mark wants a netbook-only distro. That's it.

And you base that assertion on, what? That he wants to use a simpler and perhaps better performing graphics system? Wow, talk about jumping to conclusions.

I thought he was a genius. Now *I* hate him with a passion and I hope someone will stop him before it's too late.

Maybe his genius is not to listen to whiners and losers.

Wayland? Yes. I'm all for it IIF I can keep network transparency.

And you will still be be to run an Xserver.

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RE[4]: sigh
by l3v1 on Sat 6th Nov 2010 10:37 in reply to "RE[3]: sigh"
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That he wants to use a simpler and perhaps better performing graphics system?

Nope. That he targets a user base whose level of noobness might be far lower than his [the poster above] in the future, lowering the usefulness of the distro towards null for him. And I understand that, but thankfully, there still exist distros that don't follow suit.

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