Compiz is Dead - Beryl Lives Again? Enter - Northfield/Norwood

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Mon Mar 25 11:46:44 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 12:41:59PM -0600, Scott Moreau wrote:
> "The key point to understand is, that this is not a new protocol in its
> own right. It *is* the wayland protocol, with a few minor additions
> that make it possible to do new interesting things."

Then don't fork the library.

"A few minor additions" can exist outside the codebase. Hell, all of the shell
protocol exists outside the wayland codebase. All of THE DRM CODE exists
outside of the wayland codebase.

If what you say is true about not forking the protocol then there is NO reason
to fork libwayland.

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