GNOME 3.10 Might Be Ported to Wayland

Posted by hanuca on Mar 16, 2013 9:11 AM EDT
Softpedia; By Marius Nestor
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Matthias Clasen sent an email today, March 15, to the GNOME mailing list, in which he proposes the porting of the GNOME desktop environment to the Wayland display server.

Many of us thought (read: believed) - including myself - that Wayland is the next-generation X.Org server for Linux operating systems, but in order for it to be that popular, it requires a big push from a ginormous project, such as GNOME.

As Matthias Clasen says in the email sent today to the GNOME mailing list, the Wayland project, which reached maturity recently, has a big potential, but only if it’s promoted by well known projects, and Canonical just failed to that by inventing Mir instead.

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