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Enlightenment Starts Working On XWayland Support

For those closely following the work on Enlightenment, there's now work finally materializing in supporting XWayland.
26 June 2015 - E XWayland

Work On Wayland's "Libweston" Is Being Revived

Last year work started on making libweston and now that work is being picked back up on making the Weston code-base useful to other Wayland compositors.
23 June 2015 - Libweston

Libinput 0.18 Has Improved Touchpad Handling

A new version of libinput is now available, the input handling library used by Wayland compositors, is being toyed around within the Mir world, and is also optionally used by the X.Org Server via its specialized DDX input driver.
22 June 2015 - libinput 0.18

Atomic Mode-Setting Support For Wayland's Weston

Daniel Stone at Collabora has been working on atomic mode-setting support for Wayland's Weston compositor.
22 June 2015 - Wayland Atomic Mode-Setting

Samsung Continues Working On "Waycheck" For Wayland Testing

Developers at Samsung's open-source group have been working on a simple unit/integration test framework and test program. This new tool is dubbed "Waycheck" and will hopefully lead to promptly catching functional regressions/bugs.
20 June 2015 - Wayland Testing

Wayland 1.8.1 Released

While Wayland 1.8 was released last week, Wayland 1.8.1 was released today as a "brown paper bag" release.
12 June 2015 - Wayland 1.8.1

Wayland's MIT License To Be Updated/Corrected

Following the recent confusion over Wayland's actual license and the license text within the code not technically being correct, that text will be updated.
10 June 2015 - Wayland License Snafu

XWayland Hit By Its First Security Advisory: Missing Authentication

(X)Wayland has its first security notice today thanks to a discovery made by a Red Hat developer.
10 June 2015 - XWayland Authentication

Wayland Live CD Updated Against Wayland/Weston 1.8

The reference Wayland Live CD with various Wayland software components enabled has been updated against Wayland/Weston 1.8 and other new code.
7 June 2015 - Rebecca Black OS

Libinput 0.17 Fixes Issues

While libinput 0.16 was recently released, Libinput 0.17.0 has been released just a few days later to fix some outstanding issues.
3 June 2015 - libinput 0.17

Wayland 1.8 & Weston 1.8 Officially Released

Wayland 1.8 along with the adjoining Weston compositor update were released over the night by Bryce Harrington of Samsung.
3 June 2015 - Wayland 1.8

Libinput 0.16 Now Supports Devices Like The Chromebook Pixel

The plans for Libinput 1.0 haven't yielded fruit yet, but libinput 0.16 is out this afternoon as the latest version of this input library used both by Wayland and X11 (and potentially Mir moving forward).
1 June 2015 - Libinput 0.16

Confusion Mounts Over Wayland's Actual License

It turns out, Wayland's code license may have been slightly incorrect all these years and doesn't comply with the FSF / open-source definition.
29 May 2015 - MIT?

Wayland 1.8 RC2 Arrives Along With New Weston Compositor Release

Wayland 1.7.93 and Weston 1.7.93 are now available, a.k.a. the second release candidates to Wayland 1.8.
27 May 2015 - Wayland/Weston 1.8 RC2

Wayland / Weston 1.8 Release Candidate Arrives

The release candidate for the upcoming Wayland 1.8 is now available.
16 May 2015 - Wayland/Weston 1.8

Libweston Likely To Be Delayed To Wayland's Weston 1.9

While Wayland 1.8 is coming along, along with the Weston 1.8 update, it looks like the libweston functionality will be staved off for another release.
14 May 2015 - Weston 1.9

Wayland On Mesa Now Supports DRI_PRIME, Render Nodes

Axel Davy has added support to Mesa's EGL code for supporting DRM Render-Nodes and with that supporting DRI_PRIME when using Wayland.
11 May 2015 - DRI_PRIME, Et AL

Wayland 1.8 Alpha Released

While there was a small delay, Wayland/Weston 1.8 Alpha is now available.
7 May 2015 - Wayland 1.8 - 5 Comments

Libinput 0.15 Adds New Debug Events Utility

While a few months back there was talk of libinput 1.0 coming after libinput 0.13~0.14, libinput 0.15 was released today as the latest major pre-1.0 update to this input handling library used by Wayland compositors, optionally as an X.Org input driver, and is starting to be integrated on Mir.
5 May 2015 - LIBINPUT

Wayland 1.8 Alpha Release Delayed

Bryce Harrington has delayed the Wayland/Weston 1.8 Alpha release by a few days.
2 May 2015 - Wayland 1.8 - 4 Comments

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