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Strawman. Wayland does not replace X11. X11 can be run on top of Wayland, just like it does on Windows or OSX. The rest of the argument does not make sense.
Wayland and Weston 1.0 released
Posted Oct 26, 2012 8:25 UTC (Fri) by jschrod (subscriber, #1646)
When Qt und GTK focus on Wayland, these DEs will have native Wayland applications, and X will not be a first class citizen any more. It will only be supported as an legacy interface. As long as we don't want to be stuck using current software versions, that means that de-facto Wayland *will* replace X11 in the medium-to-long term.
Besides, the experience of running X11 on Windows or OS X is no good advertisement, either. I've done both, and good integrated support is something different.
Posted Oct 26, 2012 9:32 UTC (Fri) by paulj (subscriber, #341)
The only thing that could change that is if X11 becomes so little used that no one cares to support it anymore.
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