[Gambas-user] wayland and screen

BB adamnt42 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 14:12:39 CET 2023

On 30/1/23 11:06 pm, Admin wrote:
> I frequently notice here in the maillist that people ask why this and 
> that and whatnot does not work in Wayland, and I am always very 
> surprised by this questions. Why do you wanna use this someone's 
> unimportant abomination of a code if it would most certainly be 
> forgotten soon anyway as a stillborn. Moving windows in Wayland is one 
> of many thing that is strictly forbidden. The Idea behind this is that 
> if your program knows where on screen it is, or, god forbid, other 
> program will know this - then you are in GRAVE DANGER because it is a 
> deadly vulnerability. This hipster-only attempt to replace Xorg, wich, 
> among other things, simply works - is not, IMHO, of any interest to 
> anyone who is at least 13 years old.
> I hate Wayland with passion, yes. It's not secure, it's beyond absurd 
> restrictive. Your question was "Is it forgetting or a bug" - it's 
> neither. It's Wayland's developers telling you they know better what 
> you should and should not do with your PC and order you to stop 
> wishing stuff they don't want you to. "Is There a turn-around?" Of 
> course there is. Use Xorg. Main benefit - it works. It always did. It 
> never was broken so it does not need to be fixed. It's just that today 
> many X features were re-written on the side of toolkits and window 
> managers, and X can do so many things, that just became obsolete, so 
> some smartass thought "Oh wow, If I can rip DRI from X and say I made 
> a new graphics server for Linux, I would be famous". Linux never 
> needed that. There's no benefits of using Wayland. There are infinite 
> number of downsides to using Wayland, some of which are due to it's 
> just ridiculously raw and crawling with bugs, and some are due to 
> babies that develop it are simply torn from reality and are not driven 
> by what people need from Linux GUI but rather what they want people to.
Yehbut, they promised me it would work by 2123. Actually I think the 
real reason for so many shortcomings is that they just dont know how to 
do "that". So they pretend it's just for your "safety and well-being", 
just like any other social nanny group. By the way have you noticed that 
the bacon-is-bad-for-YOU, milk-is-bad-for-YOU and bread-is-bad-for-YOU 
and gawd be praised the wine-is-bad-for-YOU morons have been totally 


p.s. W*nd*ws is bad for you!

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