Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 24th Mar 2007 18:55 UTC, submitted by irbis
X11, Window Managers "The Compiz and Beryl teams are discussing a merger. Posts on the Compiz forum and Beryl mailing list indicate that the projects are discussing how to execute a merger and work together to deliver a single compositing window manager to give 'bling' to the Linux desktop."
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People complain about compiz and beryl making java apps show up blank but in Vista java apps just turn off Aero completely.

Well, that doesn't sound good.

But of the two options, I would think that getting out of the way and not messing up the actual app would be the preferable thing to do.

While I'm unimpressed with composited desktops in general, when the eye candy starts getting in the way of actual work the eye candy needs to go.

Edited 2007-03-25 17:30

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