Advantages of Wayland (Re: A barebone version of Weston?)

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at
Thu Sep 6 22:59:03 PDT 2012

On Thu, 6 Sep 2012 22:40:49 -0700
Mikalai Kisialiou <kisialiou at> wrote:

> Next time you guys decide to update the documentation, it may probably make
> sense to explicitly list key advantages of Wayland/Weston, like the one
> that the clients are completely independent unlike X where they can screw
> around. I've seen articles on slashdot where people just claim that there
> are no advantages to Wayland. Kristian's point of view seems to be that the
> architecture by itself is the key advantage. While true, people usually
> care more about the user/developer advantages that this architecture
> provides rather than the architecture itself. Anyways, don't want to pile
> more work on your team. Just hoping that you guys get the credit you
> deserve.
> Thanks,
> Nick

This wish should really be on wayland-devel@, so I'm Cc'ing it. :-)


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