Re: [dev] Suckless and Wayland

From: Charlie Kester <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:08:54 -0800

On 02/13/2013 20:15, Sam Watkins wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 07:20:10PM -0500, Strake wrote:
>>> because major distribs like Fedora or Ubuntu plan to use it.
>> They can use clay tablets for all I care.
> there is no way any linux distro in the foreseeable future will drop
> support for Xlib, that would be ridiculous. If they use Weyland,
> there will have to be an X emulation library for it. That's all.


There are too many man-hours invested in applications based on Xlib.

I wouldn't worry about it until libraries like Gtk and Qt have been
ported. But even then, there are hundreds or thousands of apps that
use Xlib directly.
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