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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RE[4]: Future of Compiz
by vtorri on Sun 16th Jan 2011 03:38 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Future of Compiz"
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"Well, maybe it's because EFL it's nearly abandoned if compared with QML and it will never be stable software?

I don't know what other developers think, but I had my bad time already working with non-supported libraries..."

We are releasing the EFL next week or in 2 weeks.

comparison with QML (on set top box) : QML couldn't just draw and scroll a list with 6 items (with no graphic options, that is, it was roughly just a list of strings). No problem with the EFL and a bunch of graphics effects.

So, QML is just way slower than the EFL.

The EFL are used in around 2 millions of set top boxes, they are supported by several companies. Not a lot, though, unfortunately.

They are quite stable and not at all abandoned. Thanks for the troll.

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