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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plugin structure
by superstoned on Sat 24th Mar 2007 19:26 UTC
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I hope they start thinking about creating a real pluginstructure instead of exposing all internals to plugins. This would allow for a standard for plugins, so beryl and compiz could share the plugins with other windowmanagers. It's also better for securty, right?

(if they already did this, I'm sorry, but afaik they still expose their whole app to plugins, effectively making it impossible to reuse the plugins anywhere else)

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