The future of Xfce (or beating the Gtk3 horse to death)

Kevin Chadwick ma1l1ists at
Sat Mar 23 18:24:49 CET 2013

On Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:34:45 -0500
Alan Jesser <nigot30 at> wrote:

> One last thing to think about is what framework is doing the most to
> work on Wayland. (I didn't bring up Mir because we don't really know
> if that will be widely used. In either case Conical is going to port
> Gtk3 and Qt5 to work on Mir. That means Xfce will probably need to
> select one of those if it plans to work on future Ubuntu releases and
> forks.)

 Considering BSD systems may work with KMS (atleast non-GPL drm drivers)
 and so possibly be compatible with the Mir/Wayland approach on that
 side. I guess the Mir input for mobile being the main difference will
 mean whatever makes xfce compatible with both may also keep it
 compatible with BSD.

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