Wayland News Archives
Kristian Høgsberg has clarified the scope and goals of Weston, Wayland's reference compositor. Now that Weston has become somewhat of its own desktop environment, Kristian has clarified its intentions to benefit future patches.
19 April 2013 - Wayland / Weston - 26 Comments
Similar to Wayland, Mir now is using the xkbcommon library.
17 April 2013 - XKB Common - 53 Comments
The first post-1.0 release of the Wayland Display Server protocol and the Weston reference compositor implementation has been released.
16 April 2013 - Wayland - 15 Comments
13 April 2013 - Wayland Node.js - 3 Comments
Jolla, the start-up company built around former Nokia N9 engineers developing the Sailfish OS for mobile phones, might be dating Wayland. Jolla's Chief Research Engineer has made it possible to run Wayland atop Android GPU drivers. Additionally, it's being done with glibc rather than Android's Bionic libc derivative.
11 April 2013 - Experimental Work - 62 Comments
Version 1.1 of Wayland and the Weston reference compositor will soon be released. The first major post-1.0 updates to Wayland/Weston bring a number of exciting features to this next-generation Linux display server.
9 April 2013 - Wayland/Weston 1.1 - 5 Comments
Support for the Intelligent Input Bus (IBus) within Wayland/Weston was proposed this weekend via a set of eighteen patches.
9 April 2013 - Wayland Handling
The Weston compositor to Wayland now has an early color management framework.
4 April 2013 - Wayland Framework - 11 Comments
It's now becoming quite easy to understand why the developer of the Northfield/Norwood fork of Wayland was ejected from the Wayland development community and banned from development communication channels.
2 April 2013 - Wayland/Weston - 69 Comments
One month ago a FreeRDP-based remote compositor for Wayland's Weston was proposed. Now having undergone six code revisions, the Weston Remote Desktop Protocol back-end has been merged.
2 April 2013 - FreeRDP Compositor - 5 Comments
In an attempt to promote his Wayland fork and gain influence, the lead developer was offering monetary kickbacks to highlight his forked Wayland and Weston code-bases.
1 April 2013 - Norwood - 46 Comments
The state of the GTK+ tool-kit for the Wayland Display Server is now ready for day-to-day use.
26 March 2013 - GTK+ - 30 Comments
Yesterday I reported on Wayland and Weston being forked as "GH-Next" as a new project that sought to drive new Linux desktop innovations. Now today, enter Northfield/Norwood.
25 March 2013 - Wayland / Weston - 7 Comments
Wayland and Weston along with other key branches like GTK+ and QtWayland have been forked by an independent developer under the "GH-Next" project name.
24 March 2013 - New Wayland Fork - 90 Comments
A new release of the VA-API library supports the Wayland 1.0 protocol.
20 March 2013 - WAYLAND
Canonical's Christopher Halse Rogers has blogged some more about their views on the Mir Display Server and its design relative to X11/X.Org and Wayland.
19 March 2013 - X.Org Mess - 51 Comments
Enlightenment is starting to take shape on Wayland with its own compositor.
18 March 2013 - Enlightenment - 5 Comments
For those using Wayland's Weston compositor with the stock shell, a patch was proposed today for implementing "bubbles list" style notifications.
14 March 2013 - Notifications - 3 Comments
Aside from window minimizing and maximizing support, another feature missing from Wayland/Weston has been an easy way to change resolutions and other display functionality that up until recently was handled via XRandR, the X Resize and Rotate extension. Now Weston has received a similar port.
10 March 2013 - XRandR - 34 Comments
Support for minimize and maximize requests is still being worked on the for the Wayland protocol. Yes, this is to allow windows to be minimized or maximized within the Wayland environment.
8 March 2013 - Wayland Protocol - 39 Comments
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