Re: .0 KDE releases have terrible track record, so...

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On Sun, Jan 28, 2024 at 12:45 PM Neal Gompa <ngompa13@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The ideal is that [switching to Wayland]  should eventually
> become a mostly transparent experience for people. It's not quite
> there yet, but it's very close now.

As a user, my concern is exactly this - will the things I have set-up
over the years continue to work with Wayland?  If not, will there be a
direct replacement?

As an example, these are on my "must have" list before I can even
consider Wayland:
- remote *application*, not desktop.  I.e X over a ssh tunnel.  [As I
understand it, there is a tool to handle remote applications available
(or in development)]
- ability to control windows using tools such as xdotool, wmctrl, etc.
- change focus, send mouse clicks and keypresses [I saw something
recently that seemed to suggest that this can be done using dbus?]

And it should go without saying that existing X apps should "just
work"; the one time I tried Wayland (back on f36 or so) very little
seemed to work other than KDE itself.  As an example, konsole worked,
but xsane did not.  To be fair I should probably give it a try again
to see how things have progressed.
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