Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 22nd Sep 2005 15:51 UTC, submitted by William Lahti
Linux The first snapshot release of Komodo, a next-generation Linux/.NET-based operating system, is now available. "A new desktop environment codenamed Dagon is now being developed with [D-Bus, Composite, Linux 2.6] to bring a new face of Linux to users. The environment is being developed around the Emotion graphics/UI toolkit to best make use of these new display and communication technologies as well as to provide a solid and useable interface for casual users." Get the latest snapshots from their FTP servers. Read more information for developers, users and enterprise users.
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Double Woh
by on Thu 22nd Sep 2005 18:23 UTC

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So I just read the emotion summary. Some form of PDF based on Cairo? I need to get my hands on this.

Someone give a report if they get this thing up and running. I'd be interested in performance on a fast machine.

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RE: Double Woh
by fury on Fri 23rd Sep 2005 15:52 in reply to "Double Woh"
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The Emotion Komodo.Graphics module uses Cairo for drawing and has a backend plugin system for input, widget properties, etc.

I can give you a rough idea of performance: "Okay". I have been concentrating more on flexibility and power as well as wait until Mono and Cairo performance reaches the right level.

If you are a programmer you may be interested in working on performance related Emotion work, we are an open source project.

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