September 27, 2012

wlterm: The Native Wayland Terminal Emulator

Any self-respecting graphical display system must naturally offer a proper terminal emulator. Wayland now has one in the form of "wlterm," which is meant to be both a fully capable terminal emulator and a development tool. "We need more independent clients written from scratch that try to find bugs in the wayland-client API. If we use toytoolkit all the time, we will probably not find them. wlterm draws its own decoration and does not depend on any demo-code from the weston repository. So its nice to check whether new weston features are working and how they behave."

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