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[5]: Comment by Sodki
by moondevil on Wed 24th Oct 2012 14:01 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Sodki"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

I mean that DRI2 was an improvement, but still there are quite a few things Windows and Mac OS X (iOS) are way better because of the way the hardware is made available to the drivers.

DRI2 still has quite a few issues when trying to push the graphics hardware.

That is why a kind of DRI3 is being considered.

I am all for Wayland.

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