Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Mar 2013 18:26 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Canonical has today publicly confirmed that they are working on a new cross-platform displayer server for Ubuntu. Called 'Mir', the X Window Server replacement is tasked with 'enabling development of the next generation Unity'. Which, in yet another about-turn, is to be rebuilt in Qt/QML." It'll be used for all Ubuntu variants (phone, tablet, desktop), and the first version will be released come May.
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RE[2]: NIH Syndrome!
by intangible on Mon 4th Mar 2013 20:22 UTC in reply to "RE: NIH Syndrome!"
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Ah, but that was my point, the vendors are already supporting Android's SurfaceFlinger, Mir is somewhat/mostly? compatible from the driver stand-point, so it actually reduces complexity if it gets adopted over X and Wayland (which has almost no vendor support yet).

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