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Comment: Re:Compatibility layer for your Desktop Enivornmen (Score 1) 122

by tywjohn (#44129471) Attached to: Canonical To Ship Mir Display Server In Ubuntu 13.10
You clearly have no idea what you're talking about. Canonical is building Mir to replace X so that it can be used in it's mobile devices. They are not putting effort into Wayland because it is licensed as MIT where Mir will be GPLv3. This is to safeguard Ubuntu mobile devices. XMir is required just as XWayland is required to bridge the transition gap. I'm not advocating Mir in any way but facts are facts.

Comment: Re:The catch-22 for Steam's lock-in (Score 0) 880

Although true, it's really only a problem because of OEM lock in. If there were more options to choose from when purchasing a new PC then the monopoly no longer exists and people would just choose not to have that crap installed on their computer. The problem is most people don't know any better and think the only two computers in the world are Macs which come with OS X and PC which is Windows. If you think about it, Microsoft can do whatever the hell they want with their OS. It's the vendor lock in that's the problem.

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