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Compiz to be Rewritten for Ubuntu Wayland

“A few days ago I theorized that Mark Shuttleworth’s move to
Unity on Wayland was an effort to focus his operating system more
on mobile devices and, ultimately, cloud-based services. Unity’s
hardware compatibility is limited in range, at least for now, and
Wayland is even moreso, again at least for now. But there’s one
part of the equation I failed to consider. What about the
X11-dependent Compiz?

“One of the more intriguing aspects of Wayland is that it does
away with window managers. Instead it pushes all of the work of
managing windows to the application.”


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