concerns over wayland and need for wayland app display to X Server
codeatstake at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 27 10:49:49 PST 2012
On Monday 27 February 2012 12:52:16 David Jackson wrote:
> if the wayland API does not support high level vector graphics that itself
> makes me skeptical of wayland, to offload rendering to the GPU requires a
> high level vector rendering API used by apps to send vector graphics to the
> window system.
> I would also be skeptical of attempts to give applications direct access to
> video hardware. This opens up a whole new set of security vulnerabilities
> by giving apps direct access to hardware.
First of all, I am in no way involved in wayland so please handle my
statements with care.
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