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Re: wayland-1.0 released wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 10:10:14AM +0100, Robert Swindells wrote:
>> All applications will need to be rewritten to use it properly. There
>> is planned to be a way of running existing X11 applications with it.
>First thing that goes away is network transparency, as far as I know.

That is my understanding.

>I've read recently that they're planning to bolt something like
>that on - but that was on the pixel level, not high-level objects
>like with X11.

That may not matter too much, these days a lot of applications will be
rendering everything locally then sending pixels or bitmaps over the

You probably get a lot of applications to work with wayland by
modifying cairo.

Robert Swindells

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