Høgsberg announced the availability of Wayland Weston 0.85 and 0.85 , which is an important step in development that aims to remove the veteran market X.org.
As indicated in
Phoronix, this is the first public version of Wayland, but is actually one of the many editions of this pre-1.0 server. However, it is an important element of the project as allows other developers prepare their applications for Wayland .
indicates the developer on the official announcement:
This is the first version of Wayland and Weston. Wayland is the protocol and mechanism IPC (Inter-process Communication), while Wheston is the reference implementation of the composite manager. The 0.85 branch is stable in both repositories in both the protocol and interface. We will have a series of changes to the protocol prior to version 1.0, but this branch marks a first milestone stable before making the leap to version 1.0.
is expected to appear here from Wayland 0.90 , which is considered the Release Candidate. As Høgsberg himself says, the future expected 1.0 Wayland 2012 “not conquer the world” but will be an important step after which many versions that surely will be enlarging the popularity and presence of this project.You can download
Wheston 0.85 and 0.85 Wayland from the official website of Wayland in Freedesktop.org.