Why isn't Xwayland just a Wayland client?

Joseph Burt caseorum at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 13:49:48 UTC 2017

Hi Olivier,

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:05 PM, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> One thing to consider as well is that you will need to decorate the X11
> windows as Wayland is basically client side decorations.

I was under the impression that Wayland doesn't specify client- or
server-side decoration, and currently also doesn't have a protocol to
indicate which will be done, right? So that's a little sticky as it
is, but In any case, decoration has to be done no matter what happens
in this X11 side channel, as it does now.


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