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Date:      Wed, 22 Apr 2020 11:42:55 -0400
From:      Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
To:        "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@sohara.org>
Cc:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Wayland on FreeBSD
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Steve O'Hara-Smith writes:

>  > 	Am I not understanding. or does that sound slow and full of
>  > possible failure modes?
>  
>  	It does to me, but I know little to nothing of the innermost
>  details. I've looked into Wayland a few times in fair detail and
>  have yet to see a benefit. I know X is decried as a security horror
>  story, yet active exploits seem curiously rare and it has always
>  worked well for me.

	I generally hear three main criticisms:
	1) Full of known/possible exploits and security holes
	2) Based on 1980s concepts and hardware (which affects what code
		is written and how)
	3) "It just grew."  (Which contributes to (1).)


			Respectfully,


				Robert Huff






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