Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 15th Jan 2011 18:02 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces As an answer to someone asking whether Unity will require a working OpenGL stack to operate in Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal", Mark Shuttleworth announced that Canonical would offer an optional, QT-based, "2D" implementation of Unity. Here is a video, too.
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Interesting viewpoint
by vivainio on Sat 15th Jan 2011 21:17 UTC
vivainio
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2008-12-26

Blog post here:

http://bfiller.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/unity-2d/

Check out this interesting comment:

http://bfiller.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/unity-2d/#comment-16

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* If 2D unity is fast, and operates with the same “user experience” as 3D — why would we not abandon the 3D unity, which is usually slow — what are you gaining by having 3D, or contrariwise, losing by having 2D?

If one can have one’s cake, and eat it too — then it would make sense to do so. Why are we not eating cake?


Who still sees grand future for "classic" Unity?

BTW, on topic of unity - I could consider using it if they got rid of that stupid icon bar on the left that I don't use, it's a waste of space.

Edited 2011-01-15 21:19 UTC

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