Ubuntu graphic stack roadmap update

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Jun 27 15:57:09 UTC 2013

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 09:51:33 AM Oliver Ries wrote:
> > Like Kubuntu we expect to switch to Wayland in the next year or so.
> > It's nice to see that the various desktop environment can run on XMir
> > but I'm still not clear on whether there are any benefits to doing so.
> One obvious benefit that comes to mind is getting the stack for free and
> not having to worry about maintenance. I do acknowledge that there are
> other costs associated to that (adopting to Mir), but in our opinion, that
> should be less than maintaining a GFX stack on your own. Canonical will
> support the Mir stack going forward and we are offering help for upstreams
> willing to adopt.

Have any non-Canonical upstreams expressed an interest in this?

Scott K

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