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That Wayland Fork Doesn't Seem To Be Thriving

Wayland

Published on 09 July 2013 08:16 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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The widely talked about fork of Wayland and Weston no longer seem to be advancing.

Back in March there was a fork of Wayland and the Weston reference compositor. While the developer wanted to advance Wayland/Weston, he went a bit far and offered kickbacks and then said mentioning the project is banned on Phoronix.

Curious to see how the project is thriving today, according to its GitHub, there haven't been any public commits in 3~4 months to their mainline repositories.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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