[PATCH weston 1/4] README: clarify libweston purpose/goals.
junk at humanoriented.com
Sat Jun 4 00:58:52 UTC 2016
On Jun 3, 2016, at 8:27 AM, Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
> v2: Rewrap, add a couple of missing words (Pekka).
> Signed-off-by: Emil Velikov <emil.velikov at collabora.com>
I definitely agree that updating the README, especially regarding
versioning, is valuable. But, I'm not sure that the changes in this
specific patch communicates anything different than what already exists.
Regardless, some notes inline, below.
> README | 22 +++++++++++-----------
> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/README b/README
> index 110a14b..76be7b9 100644
> --- a/README
> +++ b/README
> @@ -73,17 +73,17 @@ http://ometer.com/parallel.html
> Libweston design goals
> -The high-level goal of libweston is that what used to be shell plugins
> -will be main executables. Instead of launching 'weston' with various
> -arguments to choose the shell, one would be launching
> -'weston-desktop', 'weston-ivi', 'orbital', etc. The main executable
> -(the hosting program) links to libweston for a fundamental compositor
> -implementation. Libweston is also intended for use by other projects
> -who want to create new "Wayland WMs".
> -The libweston API/ABI will be separating the shell logic and main
> -program from the rest of the "Weston compositor" (libweston
> +The high-level goal of libweston is to decouple the compositor from
> +the the shell logic (what used to be shell plugins).
perhaps "shell implementation" instead of "shell logic."
> +Thus the instead of having a single 'weston' launched with various
Thus, instead of launching 'weston' with...
> +arguments to choose the shell, one would be launching 'weston-desktop',
one would launch the shell itself, eg. 'weston-desktop', ...
> +'weston-ivi', 'orbital', etc. The main executable (the hosting program)
> +will implement the shell, while libweston will be used for a fundamental
> +compositor implementation.
> +Libweston is also intended for use by other projects who want to create
by other projects that want
by other project developers who want
> +new "Wayland WMs".
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