Matthias Clasen gives a short briefing of the current status of Wayland in GNOME 3.12
GNOME release team is pondering moving the date for 3.12.0 out by approximately a week, to align the schedule with the Wayland release plans.
When Fedora 20 release this December, they will offer a Tech Preview of GNOME Wayland before the transition and full Wayland support planned for F21. Right now you can test Wayland only with a JHBuild installation.
Wayland Release 1.2 is important for GNOME, since it delivers a stable API for Compositors. Who’s the compositor? GNOME Shell of course :)
Wayland completely changes the user experience under Raspberry Pi and promises to do the same under GNOME!
Those who are following GNOME latest designs have already noticed there is something completely new in latest GNOME mockups ;)
After Canonical’s announcement to abandon Wayland as an X Server replacement and build their very own display server (Mir) it was the time of GNOME Foundation to make their move and fast-forward their plans for GNOME in Wayland. This is nothing but an early proposal, but from Matthias Clasen and that counts a lot :)
Wayland is the next big thing in Linux Desktop since ..the beginning? It is meant to work aside with the problematic X (with the tremendous amount of functionality) and eventually (in many years!) is going to replace it. Few days ago Wayland released a 1.0 stable API and while GTK and Clutter have also been […]
The first quarter/half of 2013 will be the most exciting period for Linux Desktop – ever(!?) so far. This has to do mostly because many major distros are going to drop XServer for the shake of Wayland. While GTK3 port in Wayland is expected to be complete and stable by 3.8 around in March, some […]