Network transparency argument

Darxus at Darxus at
Tue Nov 9 12:02:04 PST 2010

On 11/09, David Eisner wrote:
> good enough. And if the app is built using a suitable toolkit (e.g.
> Qt) then it should be possible to compile it as an X client or a
> Wayland app, if it is written carefully.

As I already said:

On 11/09, Darxus at wrote:
> I expect the major graphics libraries (GTK and Qt) to add Wayland
> support as a run time option, so applications using them will not lose
> the ability to connect directly to an X server over a network.

There's no reason to expect most apps won't be able to connect to both
Wayland and X without a recompile.


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