Re: [Sawfish] wayland support?

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Hi folks,

to put it plainly: there are no such plans. As Robby Zenz already said X
isn't going anywhere, soon. Also we do not have enough man power or free


On 23.12.2016 00:23, Trevor Cordes wrote:
> Maybe this has been asked already, but I can't find it on google
> anywhere...
> Is work being done on making a "sawfish for wayland"?  Since wayland
> doesn't access wm's like X does, it looks like "wm-like" things have to
> be rewritten and merged somehow into wayland.
> It sounds like enlightenment is already working in wayland, so I
> suppose it is possible.
> Please tell me we'll have sawfish for wayland?  With the amount of
> customization I've done in sawfish during the last decade my
> productivity will go into the dumps if I have to throw it all away,
> especially if the replacements (enlightenment) can reproduce the same
> customizations.
> It looks like with Fedora 25 defaulting to wayland that in about 7-8
> months when F24 goes EOL I'll be forced into wayland whether I like it
> or not.  Even if (?) F25 allows you to switch to X (not X in wayland,
> but pure X-only), all the desktop apps will start to be developed and
> maintained with wayland in mind.  That means even if I can stick with
> X for a couple of Fedora revs, the X versions of things will get
> buggier and no one on bz will care.  Kind of like the 32-bit kernel
> today.
> If anyone has some insights into these things, I'd love to hear them!
> Anything to keep my hopes up.  -- Signed: a happy X user that sees
> absolutely no value-add for wayland in his happy 2D-only sawfish life.

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