Re: [dev] Suckless and Wayland

From: Strake <>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:20:10 -0500

On 13/02/2013, Hugues Moretto-Viry <> wrote:
> I already started a similar topic some months ago where I asked you your
> opinion.
> Now, the project seems to move fast, this is why I start another
> subject.
> The aim is different now, and I want to have some details from Suckless
> community / developpers about the upcoming technology.
> After reading many Wayland articles, I think it will completely change
> Linux ecosystem and I'm a bit worried.

Well, what is its natural predator?

> Wayland introduces fuzzy aspects and they're not very clear for me (POSIX
> compliant, KMS and network transparency).
> Since I like many softwares like dwm & st, I wonder how I'll do when Wayland will become the norm (as systemd).
> I really hope you consider porting your essentials softwares on Wayland,

I really hope we don't.

> because major distribs like Fedora or Ubuntu plan to use it.

They can use clay tablets for all I care.

> I think it's a dilemma: using your work on non-Wayland distribs or dropping
> my favorites softwares for Wayland...

No dilemma here.

> Here my concerns (I'm not the only one, I guess).

The only one in this thread so far.
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