Re: Composition [was Re: gnome-session proposal]

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 6:25 PM, Iain * <iaingnome gmail com> wrote:
> If you are one of those people with a crap graphics card (or drivers)
> I have been working on getting a strange hybrid compositor working
> that I'm assuming should be much faster
> so that you can have simple compositing to give translucency without
> any stupid effects at all.
> Because really, the only essential feature of a compositor is
> translucency, everything else is just extra guff.
> (Ironically, its working perfectly except for translucent windows...)

I'd say for me the only essential feature of a compositor is not
watching the goddamn windows redraw each time you switch apps and
workspaces. Translucency is just part of the extra bling :)

Patryk Zawadzki
PLD Linux Distribution

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