What's wrong with wayland?

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at metux.de
Thu Apr 21 12:18:13 PDT 2011

* Casey Dahlin <cdahlin at redhat.com> schrieb:

> Wayland doesn't, IMHO, replace X, so much as it replaces the window
> manager. It manages to do this in a way that is clever, so much so that
> it /obviates/ X. We don't replace X, we just get rid of it and let the
> window manager do the scanout and clientside conversation by itself.

Let's summarize it: wayland just composites virtual screens / surfaces
(now 3D, instead of just 2D like original X did). What's the big
difference to directfb's fusion ?

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