At least they could easily upgrade and test developement releases of EFL and such as there would be continuous testing for Mir. But seriously, I don't feel strongly about the subject.
Originally Posted by TheBlackCat
Wayland has not won anything yet. X is still around after 30 years and many wayland like projects to replace X, and i bet 10 years from now we will be still using it.
Originally Posted by nerdopolis
Previous attempts to replace X (Berlin/Fresco, the Y Window System) were critically lacking backward compatibility with X, which Wayland has (actually running a full instance of X.org rootless, when necessary). Also, as far as I can tell, everyone working on X *wants* Wayland to replace it, and many of them are working on Wayland to achieve that. The most prominent Wayland developers, including krh, have a substantial history as X developers.
Originally Posted by Rallos Zek
I do hope in 10 years X will still be entirely usable, because I don't think there is reason to discard that functionality.