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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Aww, back together again
by buff on Sun 25th Mar 2007 02:18 UTC
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2005-11-12

Aww, it is nice they are considering getting back together again. I had read previously that the developers of both compositing engines didn't see eye to eye over design decisions. It is a good sign when people learn how to compromise and can work together.

On a bad note with Compiz I tried to use it with Limewire and the UI doesn't work. I don't think Java Swing works right under Compiz. I had to go back to good, stable Metacity so I could use Limewire again. Bling is nice but posibly stability is even better?

Edited 2007-03-25 02:20

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