Wayland Protocols 1.16 Released With Few Updates
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 30 July 2018 at 08:02 PM EDT. 19 Comments
Jonas Ã…dahl announced the release earlier today of Wayland Protocols 1.16 , the newest feature update to this collection of Wayland protocols, both stable and unstable.

Wayland-Protocols 1.16 features an updated version of the unstable text input protocol, clarifications to the existing stable XDG-Shell protocol, clarifications to XDG-Output, and some test suite improvements.

The updated Wayland text-input protocol does break compare to the earlier v2 revision as it drops pre-edit text styling, pre-edit cursor can now span characters, all state is double-buffered, compositor notifications about external changes to the state, and client detection of outdated requests.

The Wayland Protocols 1.16 release announcement can be read on Wayland-devel.
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