You are wondering whether this is of any benefit to the general end user, Ed?
I cannot answer what is the benefit of Wayland over Xorg to the (general) end user, but,
for myself, I think there is a benefit. Xorg is very old and is a tangled mess of things,
like font rendering and display management and pointer control and login stuff and much
more I forgot. Wayland appears to be simple.
I like using features that are already in the kernel, instead of having to run an extra
layer over it all. This is my rudimentary and incomplete understanding of Xorg vs.