From the comments here, it looks like the author of this rant may not even be a legitimate developer, and the issues he's having don't even appear to be real problems. Michael: In the world of "journalism" there is this thing called fact checking and verifying sources. I know you are desparate for ad revenue from any story you can think of, but remember that people won't come back to the site if all you do is post sensationalist garbage from random Internet trolls.
So much headache, so many bad words, all stemming from a display server that is over 25 years old.
Jump on the wayland train, make it the best it can be, and go for it!
What Michael isn't realizing is that Phoronix's credibility plummets towards zero with each article he posts lately. Most people already don't consider anything reported by Phoronix as being worth reading.
This whole "article" is totally nonsense, it's simply spreading FUD. I don't see any "valid points" there. How could have Phoronix posted something like that?
I don't understand this article -_-
It ends with:
While it's complaining about XCB all the time but still ending that his new desktop is blazing fast.. So, do i just need to ignore his complaints and conclude that XCB improve performance?The reason I am soooo pissed is because I have been writing a new Qt Desktop Environment for the last 1-1/2 years and Qt devs broke it by removing the QX11 API's. And my new desktop is blazzzzzzing rubber melting FAST!!!!
I'm just confused.. If someone would care clearing this up..?
@ the Michael bashers..
Please guys, show a little more respect! He's doing an awesome job with those news articles! Remember, he's doing it all alone! Oke, not every article is of good quality, but in general i'm happy with the news that he posts. So please, give him a bit more credits for the work he's doing.
Last edited by markg85; 09-15-2012 at 11:30 AM.
Michael, there are 2 vulgar words in this article. Please don't publish such rants.
This is one of the dumbest articles I've ever seen on phoronix, and that's saying something.