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Wayland, Weston 1.2 Release Candidate Are Out

Wayland

Published on 10 July 2013 09:48 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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Kristian Høgsberg has announced the first release candidates for the upcoming Wayland 1.2 release along with the Weston 1.2 reference compositor.

While the RCs just came out over the night, Kristian is already thinking of releasing Wayland 1.2 this Friday if any and all bugs get fixed in the next few days.

Among the major features to Wayland/Weston 1.2 is a stable wayland-server API, color management support for Wayland and Weston, the Wayland Input Method Framework was merged, sub-surface protocol support is now available, output scaling HiDPI, a Raspberry Pi back-end and renderer, improved thread safety, multi-seat support, a new example client, and the libxkbcommon library for keboard handling is now optional.

More details on the Wayland/Weston 1.2 release candidates can be found from Kristian's mailing list post.

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