[svlug] wayland and escape sequences

Sarah Newman newmans at sonic.net
Thu May 30 12:11:17 PDT 2019


On 5/30/19 8:50 AM, mark wrote:
>> On May 29, 2019, at 8:43 PM, Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 29 May 2019 16:46:35 -0700
>> Sarah Newman <newmans at sonic.net> wrote:
>>
>>> I'd really like to use wayland
>>
>> Why?
> 
> I had not heard of Wayland so I looked it up and found what the developers have said:
> "Wayland is intended as a simpler replacement for X, easier to develop and maintain. GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it.”
> 
> FAQ here: https://wayland.freedesktop.org/faq.html
> The paragraph “What is Wrong with X?” might help explain the aim of the Wayland project.
> 

Pretty much.

I figure that if I fail to get my desktop working under wayland, eventually I will need to upgrade and be stuck because X support has been dropped.

--Sarah



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