WaylandCarsten Haitzler, Rasterman, founder and leader of the project Enlightenment, announced the decision to use Wayland as a future display subsystem components for desktop environment Enlightenment.

In this case, stated that the Enlightenment developers are currently no plans for supporting the display server Mir, as this project has not yet gone beyond the concept of the prototype and its viability is difficult to assess.

Some time ago the Enlightenment project has already begun work on adaptation for Wayland and intends to continue it. Support for high-grade work surface Wayland display server for over a year there in libraries EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Library), the components of which are the basis of the project Enlightenment. Wayland has over can work using EFL client applications based both on Widget Ready Elementary, and the low-level API Ecore-Evas. When Running Wayland supported drawing with sharing Shared-memory buffers and using OpenGL ES2, input mechanisms used Wayland, supported by resizing and moving windows, window decorations done on the client side. Work on creation of Enlightenment full composite based server Wayland. Continue reading