Collaboration on standard Wayland protocol extensions

Daniel Stone daniel at
Tue Mar 29 12:18:11 UTC 2016


On 29 March 2016 at 13:11, Drew DeVault <sir at> wrote:
>> or just have the compositor "work" without needing scripts and users to have to
>> learn how to write them. :)
> Never gonna happen, man. There's no way you can foresee and code for
> everyone's needs. I'm catching on to this point you're heading towards,
> though: e doesn't intend to suit everyone's needs.

If a compositor implementation can never be sufficient to express
peoples' needs, how could an arbitrary protocol be better? Same
complexity problem.

(And, as far as the 'but what if a compositor implementation isn't
good' argument goes - don't use bad compositors.)


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