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Re: Compiz is dead


I'm not that happy to hear this unlike Alfredo, but I really hope Ubuntu
stops making Unity as a Compiz plugin, it was one of their worst decisions
ever. Unity should be a WM itself. Right now, the whole Ubuntu desktop is a
*dirty hack*, unlike on elementary OS, where our structure is clean and

David "Munchor" Gomes

On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 5:55 PM, 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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