Re: [dev] Suckless and Wayland

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:25:19 +0100


On Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:25:19 +0100 Hugues Moretto-Viry <> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 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.
> 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,
> because major distribs like Fedora or Ubuntu plan to use it.
> I think it's a dilemma: using your work on non-Wayland distribs or dropping
> my favorites softwares for Wayland...
> Here my concerns (I'm not the only one, I guess).

Learn to code C, send in patches and help us in doing such a switch.
Then you are able to change your own destiny without any worries.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Thu Feb 14 2013 - 06:25:19 CET

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