“Wayland is intended as a simpler replacement for X, easier to develop and maintain. GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it.”
I found a link to a book, that explains the technical details behind Wayland. Seems to be a draft, but there is a lot of content for anyone who happens to be interested in this.
This on Mastodon by Newsbot.
See links below for details. I have included a link to x.org foundation for legacy.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License