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MeeGo-Harmattan Is Handling FreeDesktop.org X

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While Intel is looking to use Wayland on MeeGo Touch for their mobile/embedded purposes, the Nokia side is still focusing upon X for the time being. But rather than using X with KDrive, developing all of their X support out of the mainline trees, or going down any other messy paths, they are working towards using the mainline X.Org Server as found on FreeDesktop.org along with the other X libraries.

For MeeGo-Harmattan on embedded systems they are looking to use this clean X11 solution. As sad by Ttiago Vignatti on his blog, "At this point, we are very proud of ourselves because 99% of the content on these repositories are based on the ones at X main-stream of development. IWO we are directly fetching the X code-base from freedesktop.org.

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