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When you have commercial support customers (or simply big businesses who use free copies), the slow peel is a lot better.
Yeah, thats really working out for shuttleworth and his expenses, They can either ante up, or ante off IMHO.Its time for X to die.
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Yeah, thats really working out for shuttleworth and his expenses, They can either ante up, or ante off IMHO.Its time for X to die.
Hey, don't crap on the man's dream!
    
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so... you upgrade mid-release cycle to avoid bugs...?

isnt that something that should be ready ON release?


Ubuntu's 6 month release cycle is far too short for the amount of crap they need to fix each release.
    
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Hey, don't crap on the man's dream!
No, I am saying he needs to get those leaches to ante up some of the cost for what he is undertaking. At some point X must go. The sooner the better. I am not entirely convinced wayland is the best solution. But its likely better then X going forward.
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No, I am saying he needs to get those leaches to ante up some of the cost for what he is undertaking. At some point X must go. The sooner the better. I am not entirely convinced wayland is the best solution. But its likely better then X going forward.
I doubt it will be a simple tasking just "switching" to Wayland. 99% of the WM's out there don't support it, and will need to be ported, and this doesn't take a few days. I agree, X needs to be replaced, but it'll take a while.
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I doubt it will be a simple tasking just "switching" to Wayland. 99% of the WM's out there don't support it, and will need to be ported, and this doesn't take a few days. I agree, X needs to be replaced, but it'll take a while.
I thought wayland had covered things with Qt and GTK+ handling? I really feel stupid whenever I try to understand things in the Linux world.
     
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Wayland also has no proprietary graphics driver support.
    
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I thought wayland had covered things with Qt and GTK+ handling? I really feel stupid whenever I try to understand things in the Linux world.
That's not the problem at the moment, the thing is KWin, Mutter, Xfwm, etc., are coded for X11. They need to be ported from what I understand.

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Wayland also has no proprietary graphics driver support.
Isn't that kind of counter-intuitive? It's main goal is to improve the graphical experience, but from what I've seen the open-source Nvidia/AMD drivers aren't that great.
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switching to wayland would be death for ubuntu lol they have enough problems as is making things stable and making sure it works
Kinda meh now...
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That's not the problem at the moment, the thing is KWin, Mutter, Xfwm, etc., are coded for X11. They need to be ported from what I understand.
Ideally, yes, but since X can run on top of Wayland they should work without porting them. That's a cheap hack of a solution but good for a transition phase at least.
    
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