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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RE[6]: WTF?!?
by UltraZelda64 on Mon 17th Jan 2011 16:21 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: WTF?!?"
UltraZelda64
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2006-12-05

If you care about performance, you buy adequate hardware, or make appropriate software selection (like using something apart from Ubuntu). You don't complain to people that write software and give it to you for free.

These open source and free software developers would be nowhere if it wasn't for their users. Same with all of these proprietary software companies. If they lose their users/customers, they lose their business to someone else--whether it's another free alternative or some other company. They wouldn't last very long with an attitude like that, never taking the wishes of their *users* into consideration. And I don't think it's too much to ask for the developers to write more optimized code--it should be right up their with fixing bugs. Apparently a lot of people want it--just look at Windows 7 for an extreme, OS-level example.

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RE[7]: WTF?!?
by vivainio on Mon 17th Jan 2011 21:25 in reply to "RE[6]: WTF?!?"
vivainio Member since:
2008-12-26

They wouldn't last very long with an attitude like that, never taking the wishes of their *users* into consideration. And I don't think it's too much to ask for the developers to write more optimized code--it should be right up their with fixing bugs.

People want faster applications, they don't care if it requires 10megs more RAM.

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