> But I do think that many good things can come out of it: new ideas, new code, encouragement for Wayland devs to finish their job.
Name one reason why new ideas and code can't be created by extending Wayland.
> As to the downside, there may be bad consequences, but I don't see how we may end up with three (or four!) different, incompatible display servers. Either they will be compatible somehow or only one will survive. Hey, even GNOME and KDE have agreed to a lot of standards, making our life easier.
Yeah right. Gtk applications look alien on Qt-based Desktops to this very day. If anything, the Gnome/KDE history is a cautionary tale.