wlroots whitepaper available

Emil Velikov emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Thu Dec 28 21:03:50 UTC 2017

On 28 December 2017 at 20:50, Drew DeVault <sir at cmpwn.com> wrote:
> On 2017-12-28  8:38 PM, Emil Velikov wrote:
>> On 28 December 2017 at 18:05, Drew DeVault <sir at cmpwn.com> wrote:
>> Surely you are familiar that weston provides libweston with somewhat
>> similar functionality, right?
>> Since your email is aimed at wayland-devel, it might be better to
>> point out what part of libweston design does not fit your needs?
>> In my (somewhat limited) experience developers seem quite open about
>> libweston. I cannot see any proposals from you - did I miss them, or
>> you simply felt uncomfortable posting those to the list?
> I briefly addressed our concerns with libweston in the paper. They boil
> down to problems that generally arise from libweston being refactored
> out of an existing compositor rather than being made from the ground up
> as a support library.

So instead of proposing or suggesting any changes, improvements or
fixes, you went ahead and created a new one?
Only then come to the development list pitching your creation?

Personally this leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Yet again, I'm not
within the more prominent devs here, so meh.


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