non-Unity flavours and Mir

Thomas Voß thomas.voss at
Fri Jun 14 18:01:16 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 7:37 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at> wrote:
> On Friday, June 14, 2013 07:33:05 PM Oliver Grawert wrote:
>> hi,
>> On Fr, 2013-06-14 at 13:12 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> > On Friday, June 14, 2013 11:09:25 AM Oliver Ries wrote:
>> > > in addition to that I just want to highlight, that Jono and I are
>> > > working
>> > > on creating a forum for all interested Mir stakeholders (e.g. flavors,
>> > > but
>> > > also ISVs and others) to discuss such issues and drive alignment.
>> >
>> > See this is part of the problem.  I don't WANT to be a Mir stakeholder.  I
>> > want to focus my Kubuntu work on packaging KDE and making it work well.
>> > Historically, one of the great things about Kubuntu has been that we could
>> > rely on the work of the X team to give us a great display system with up
>> > to
>> > date hardware support that we didn't have to worry about.
>> being a consumer of it kind of makes you a stakeholer, no ?
>> dont tell me you never discussed X issues with the Xorg team in the
>> past ...
>> the above is the offer to participate in a platform for conversation
>> about requirements, it is not like someone forces you to write patches
>> or so ...
>> it is just an extended version of this thread :)

Yup :) I think a good way forward is to coordinate a call with
Jonathan and Martin from KWin such that we can walk through the code
together and identify the central points that would need to be mapped
to Mir. We can then start discussing potential solutions how to add
KWin support for Mir.

Jonathan, does this sound okay for you?



> Sure.  If it's a thing I can ignore unless there's a problem we have to work
> out, I'm happy.
> Scott K
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