I never did say I was a Wayland fanboy. I'm happy with Xorg and I'm happy Xubuntu will continue on the Xorg road until they move to Wayland. I like Wayland, because it's like Xorg on steroids. It fixes all the problems that Xorg currently has, considering Wayland is developed by Xorg devs.
The entire world and practically the entire Linux community is supporting Wayland. Canonical heavily supported Wayland and Shuttleworth did state that Ubuntu "WILL" use Wayland in the future (keywords here being 'heavily supported' and 'will').
Canonical just pulled a move like a company called Microsoft would pull. Unlike the Windows community, the Linux community actually cares about what goes on in it's camp. A move like Mir is what causes unneeded chaos and havoc in the Linux camp.