Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Feb 2007 18:45 UTC, submitted by GhePeU
X11, Window Managers David Reveman writes: "I'd like to get all of you updated on the compiz related things discussed at the X developer conference that was held last week. My talk was mainly focused on 'what's next' and how to get desktop compositing in X to the next level." He also discussed the fork: "I had the chance to talk to Quinn Storm from the beryl project during xdevconf. I would have hoped that the current situation with beryl could be improved but it seems like Quinn at least isn't interested in that. However, after talking to Quinn it's very clear to me that the fork was partially motivated by assumptions that were wrong."
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The problem with beryl
by SlackerJack on Sat 17th Feb 2007 21:47 UTC
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2005-11-12

Is that it seems to be more about adding features from Vista than something more original. Compiz on the other hand seems to more about stability and need features like metacity theming and more bug fixing.

In the end Beryl is what Quinn wants it to do, her own thing and I don't think Compiz progress is quick enough. IMHO Beryl is going to fast and maybe David is concerned about this, since he's already said the quality of code is not that good in beryl.

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RE: The problem with beryl
by n0xx on Sun 18th Feb 2007 03:49 in reply to "The problem with beryl"
n0xx Member since:
2005-07-12

"Quinn wants it to do, her own thing"

She's a he >:> :

http://metascape.afraid.org:13666/~quinn/resume.html

Thomas Morrow

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RE[2]: The problem with beryl
by apoclypse on Sun 18th Feb 2007 06:09 in reply to "RE: The problem with beryl"
apoclypse Member since:
2007-02-17

He's a he/she. Quinn is a trans gendered individual which is why we get so many confused people on the subject.

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RE[2]: The problem with beryl
by SlackerJack on Sun 18th Feb 2007 12:48 in reply to "RE: The problem with beryl"
SlackerJack Member since:
2005-11-12

Don't know why I got the impression he's a she, my mistake.

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