Linked by David Adams on Thu 29th Jul 2010 17:44 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Graphics, User Interfaces KDE SC 4.5 is about to be released and KDE SC 4.6 is being discussed. However, Martin Graesslin has revealed some details about what they are planning for KDE 4.7. According to Martin's blog post, they are looking at OpenGL 3.0 to provide the compositing effects in KDE SC 4.7. OpenGL 3.0 provides support for frame buffer objects, hardware instancing, vertex array objects, and sRGB framebuffers. Read more here
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RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai
by lemur2 on Fri 30th Jul 2010 06:35 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai"
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Yes I already know that so there is no need to be a condescending prick about it. I quickly had a look and missed the yum command at the top. I was under the impression that HAL dependencies had been removed based on the Ubuntu halsectomy page but it appears on closer inspection that it relies on custom patches rather than being part of the mainline.

No condescension was intended (I am only being careful to support my points, given the propensity for people to try to attack what I say, just as you have joined in). The only point I was intending to convey was that HAL is probably more entrenched than you may realise.

Edited 2010-07-30 06:37 UTC

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