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Date:      Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:30:13 +0100
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        "@lbutlr" <kremels@kreme.com>, FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Wayland on FreeBSD
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On Tue, 21 Apr 2020 15:07:41 +0200
Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

> On Mon, 20 Apr 2020 19:18:51 -0600, @lbutlr wrote:
> > On 20 Apr 2020, at 02:24, Ihor Antonov <ngor@antonovs.family> wrote:
> > > But even in 10 years FreeBSD hackers will keep using rotting X11
> > 
> > Perhaps. A tiny percentage. The rest will continue as they are now,
> > avoiding X11 at all costs because it is insecure bloat that
> > interferes with the desired operation of the machine.
> 
> Depends. If Wayland can offer all features that X11 offers at
> the moment,

	Wayland is not network transparent which has always been the major
advantage (and disadvantage) of X11 over everything else.

> there will probably be no major problem in transition.
> Being able to utilize 3D support and all the driver confusion
> is definitely a point to work on.

	The only thing is that Wayland uses the same troublesome DRI/DRM
infrastructure as X11.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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