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Re: Compiz is dead


I'm very happy to hear this,  Compiz is old and most of its code are cool
things to show how cool can the GNU/Linux desktop (e.g., desktop 3D cubes,
fire animation on drop down menus, etc.) - which, in my opinion is useless

It is time to start making beautiful yet useful WM; Gala and Mutter are
excellent exemples.
On 29 Dec 2012 18:55, "Daniel Foré" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hey guys
> I dunno if you saw, but Sam has announced that he's kind of done with
> Compiz. His reasoning is that there's nothing special that Compiz does that
> couldn't be done better by having some kind of library that one would use
> to create specific WM implementations. Basically his reasoning is that we
> should share a common code base for the important parts.
> In other words, we need to start thinking about moving away from Compiz.
> Seeing as we've been known to look to the future, I think we should head
> Sam's advice and reach out to other desktops to...
> Oh wait. LibMutter. Gala.
> Good call guys ;) ahead of the curve as always.
> Best Regards,
> Daniel Foré
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