ok erendorn, using a bit of logic, tell me why that happened?
canonical is not afraid of buggy code so had wayland been anything but a pile of hype and promises I'm sure canonical would have either forked the shit out of it like they did with gnome, or end up using it.
seriously, use logic people:
why would canonical waste resources, time and money, making something if they could have just forked an existing solution?
I believe canonical lacks leadership, management, vision and a business plan but they would have to be text book retard to pull a move like this if wayland was anything but a piece of shit.
You bring up a solid argument. The answer is that yes they are retards. After all aren't there people who say that fluxbox is better than gnome
X took almost 30 years to get the point it is today. You are complaining that Wayland has taken five? I am sorry, but that qualifies you all to be stupid, ignorant, arrogant, entitled bastards who have no idea of how computing works. I usually avoid the name calling but this is unreal. If it takes five years for many commercial video games to be developed now, what makes you think you could develop a display server in the course of a year?
I actually am perplexed by this clusterfuck...
it simply does not make sense that canonical would waste this many resources into making a brand new display manager from scratch
I hope that mir is just a fork of wayland with some stuff modified/stripped
that would make the most sense, be the most sensible, and canonical wouldn't just straight up admit it in order not to look shady...
has anyone actually had access to mir's code?
The move is either a poor, uneducated management decision, or it's all about licensing, control, and exclusivity of the platform (think "ecosystem": having apps on the ubuntu market not ported on other distros).
I am renaming Wayland TaylorSwift and Mir KayneWest. I can't believe the amount of crazy all this is causing, yeah I know I'm not helping.
Just the names of the files, and defined API's, and source layout, and the fact everything is in c++. It's a completely new protocol.