Wayland on FreeBSD
roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Apr 22 03:26:58 UTC 2020
Kevin P. Neal writes:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 01:30:07PM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> > Also: if I understand the conversation, Wayland works OK when
> > client and server are the same machine, but not over a network?
> I thought I read that Wayland considers access over the network to be a
> solved problem without having to build it into the lowest levels of the
> graphics stack. Remote Desktop, VNC, etc., all give network access. What
> you miss is intermingling of windows from several machines. But is that
> such a common use case that it should be designed for from the start?
Define "common". :-)
I can bear witness to having done so (using X) multiple times
over a 30 year career. In no case was it the only possible solution;
in several it was clearly superior to the alternatives. That various
major players implement and actively maintain some version suggests the
concept is valuable.
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