Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 23rd Dec 2013 21:15 UTC, submitted by JRepin

Plasma 2 Technology Preview demonstrates the current development status. The Plasma 2 user interfaces are built using QML and run on top of a fully hardware accelerated graphics stack using Qt5, QtQuick 2 and an OpenGL(-ES) scenegraph. Plasma 2 is a converged workspace shell that can run and switch between user interfaces for different formfactors, and makes the workspace adaptable to a given target device.

Plasma 2 is not a complete rewrite; it's a port to a new graphics system (a fully hardware accelerated OpenGL(ES) scenegraph).

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RE[12]: Missing the point
by oper on Wed 25th Dec 2013 17:29 UTC in reply to "RE[11]: Missing the point"
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You are right. Also, the Kickoff webpage says they "evaluated", and "joekiser" says they got "inspiration", what a twist. Like if anyone that is evaluating something... automatically was inspired by it :-)

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