[freepats] software project

Ben Collver bencollver at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 04:49:22 PST 2014

On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 02:41:47PM +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> Just to be clear about Wayland, there is no either/or situation as most
> if not all toolkits (that matter) will sit on top of Wayland, as well, by
> the end of 2014. These are some points from a Phoronix post apparently
> sourced from -> https://plus.google.com/+RyanGordon/posts

Good to know that the timeline is 2014, vs. perhaps not ever.

> And what's the big deal about Wayland?... IMHO it's TEAR-FREE windows
> using about 25% as much ram as X and the promise of being able to go
> from boot loader to GUI in the same video mode.

Those are X problems, and we weren't talking about using X in the first
place.  Using grub and the frame buffer, it is already easy to boot the
GUI into the same video mode as the bootloader.


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