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on glorious leaders

Nov 10, 2010, 13:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adam Williamson)

"Yet, here's the thing. Wayland's been around for years. Anyone who's moderately involved in Linux graphics stuff – even just an interested observer like me, hell, like anyone who reads Phoronix – knew about it already. The vision was out there for anyone who cared. Yet still, Mark saying 'oh hey this looks neat' becomes a huge splash. Why? I don't know, really. Because Mark is Mark, I suppose.

"I'd get much more excited about a blog post from an engineer – oh happy day if it were a Canonical engineer – saying 'hey, look at all this neat work I'm doing to make GTK+ work with Wayland'"

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