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Re: Mir Discussion with Jono


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Conscious User
<conscioususer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Developers from elementaryOS should not be the main force
> behind porting toolkits to display servers. This is either
> the responsibility of toolkit developers or display server
> developers. If anything, for the deeper technical knowledge
> this depends on.

Adding to this. Elementary taking up doing so many things might
end up like how Ubuntu at the moment. Too many downstream
changes languishing and being un-maintained. Overlay scroll-bars
have bugs, compiz is borked.

There might be some vaild reasons Canonical is doing this, but to
me it looks like they have bitten more than they can chew. Hopefully
elementary doesn't do the same and reuse as much upstream
as possible.

I am not saying that Elemenentary should not contribute to this
feature but they should think twice before doing this because
they do not develop GTK or Wayland.

(Not sure if my response came off sounding like a pessimist)