non-Unity flavours and Mir

Jono Bacon jono at
Fri Jun 14 21:51:29 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at> wrote:

> On 14 June 2013 12:48, Oliver Grawert <ogra at> wrote:
> > is kwin upstream planning to drop X support as well ? seems running
> > kubuntu with kwin on top of XMir is no problem (unless i read other
> > mails in this thread wrong)
> I expect GNOME (meaning GNOME Shell on top of GDM) to switch to
> Wayland by default in the next year or so. Once that's working well I
> would not be surprised if they would remove support for running that
> stack with X as system compositor. You would need to ask the GNOME
> developers if you wanted more details or confirmation of my
> assumptions.
> I suspect X support for GNOME will be around for a while primarily so Red
Hat can continue to serve their customers. We should definitely ensure the
GNOME community are invited to the Mir discussions moving forward, as are
the KDE/Kubuntu community.


Jono Bacon
Ubuntu Community Manager /
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