Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Sep 2013 21:22 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
X11, Window Managers Intel on Ubuntu's XMir:

We do not condone or support Canonical in the course of action they have chosen, and will not carry XMir patches upstream.

Ubuntu has to do virtually all its work on Xmir drivers by itself. No one else supports it.

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RE[2]: Ubuntu had good reason
by Rahul on Thu 12th Sep 2013 04:40 UTC in reply to "RE: Ubuntu had good reason"
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"Same thing with Wayland/Mir: the current "problem" would never have existed in the first place if Wayland's development wasn't so glacially slow. I guess Canonical was just supposed to sit around with their thumbs up their asses, while the Wayland developers spent another 5 years bike-shedding.."

Nonsense. Wayland developers (who are really Xorg developers btw) wrote major portions of KMS, DRI etc that made the transition away from Xorg even possible and Mir simple wouldn't even exist without all that work done from Wayland developers and in the open source world, if you want to speed up a project even further, you submit patches rather than write a new alternative from scratch.

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