Display server protocol.
Wayland is a communication protocol that specifies the communication between a display server and its clients. A display server using the Wayland protocol is called a Wayland compositor, because it additionally performs the task of a compositing window manager.
The aim of Wayland is replacing the X Window System with a modern, secure, and simpler windowing system. As part of its efforts, the Wayland project also develops a reference implementation of a Wayland compositor called Weston. Major desktops such as KDE and GNOME have implemented their own Wayland compositors.
- IRC general channel
released on 12 February 2020
3 September 2020
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
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