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Re: Compiz is dead
Well, maybe happy is not the right word. What I mean is the same as you, I
that Unity, for instance, is not optimal as elementary OS and GNOME Shell
are. As you said, Compiz workarounds feel just like a dirty hack.
On 29 Dec 2012 19:11, "David Gomes" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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