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  • #11
    Originally posted by Zoll View Post
    Isn't this release for VR to work properly with HTC Vive? i.e. to be recognized not as an additional display device but as a special class of display devices?
    It already works properly - but yes, this release will allow for direct mode support, so that we can have less latency and get the DE's compositor out of the way that could be limiting FPS of the display. (In fact currently I need to use a DE where you can disable compositing).

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    • #12
      What about deep color support in Wayland?

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      • #13
        Originally posted by uid313 View Post
        What about deep color support in Wayland?
        Not a issue for wayland protocol as it only cares about buffers past by fd and those buffers could contain anything. So its just compositors and graphics subsystems implementing the feature deep color nothing in Wayland itself need to change.

        This is one of the changes about wayland that is just great. The protocol no longer need modification every time we need a new buffer type.

        So with wayland is more a question does mesa and the lower drivers parts support deep color as well as the compositor. There was a prototype tested wayland with 16 bit per channel colour without changing anything protocol and that was achived by patching mesa and using a compositor that supported it.

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        • #14
          Originally posted by debianxfce View Post
          More wayland and proprietary bloatware to X.
          You're bloating up this forum, dweebian

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          • #15
            Originally posted by dkasak View Post

            You're bloating up this forum, dweebian
            Why not be friendly?

            He's just expressing his view.

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            • #16
              Originally posted by cybertraveler View Post

              Why not be friendly?

              He's just expressing his view.
              More controversy, more clicks, more money for Michael.

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              • #17
                Originally posted by cybertraveler View Post

                Why not be friendly?

                He's just expressing his view.
                Read his history of posts

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