Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:02 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As an answer to someone asking whether Unity will require a working OpenGL stack to operate in Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal", Mark Shuttleworth announced that Canonical would offer an optional, QT-based, "2D" implementation of Unity. Here is a video, too.
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Future of Compiz
by vivainio on Sat 15th Jan 2011 19:13 UTC
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My guess is that this implementation will be the only implementation of Unity as time goes on. Once QSceneGraph goes mainstream, QML will benefit as much from GPU acceleration as Compiz, making the "normal" 3D unity redundant.

By the time Ubuntu goes Wayland, at the latest.

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