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Re: [trinity-users] Ubuntu is giving up on Mir and jumps on the Wayland bandwagon / create Wayland bug-tracker ticket for TDE

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 19:13:12 -0400
On Thu, 6 Apr 2017 15:08:28 +0200
"Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...> wrote:

> Am Donnerstag, 6. April 2017 schrieb Jan Kleks:
> > You have not met it because it is still in development. Just watch "The
> > Real Story Behind Wayland and X" to learn more about the Wayland vs X
> > issue:
> Well, that was 4 years ago. I would not hold my breath till it's actually usable.

By my understanding, it's usable now if your distro supports it and you don't
expect too much of it.  Packages are widely available.  The few distros that
have played with the idea of making it the default mostly seem to back out
before making a release, though.

> Anyway, Wayland is a protocol, not a server. I bet there will be a "X11 
>emulation layer" when Waylang will be ready to use.

Key search term: xwayland ( ).

E. Liddell