Ubuntu with Mir Desktop to Offer Multi-Monitor Display support

According to a recent mailing list sent out by Thomas, work is currently in progress to enable Ubuntu with Mir Desktop to offer Multi-Monitor Display support. This is as a result of numerous requests by Ubuntu users to support a multi-monitor screen.

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In the context of convergence, the Unity8 desktop environment will be  powered by Mir. With that, the approach presented in is not going to work as

X is not going to be around as the primary display server anymore

Mir does not expose information about the global coordinate system (required to get window placement right)

However, as the consistent placement of windows (in multi-monitor scenarios) has been requested numerous times for the current version of Unity, we decided that Mir should offer support for it out of the box. IIRC, the implementation is work-in-progress and we are certainly happy for all sorts of contributions (testing, code, ideas and reviews)

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