Re: Meeting Minutes Published - July 25, 2010
- From: Dave Neary <dneary gnome org>
- To: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Cc: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Meeting Minutes Published - July 25, 2010
- Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2010 15:42:28 +0200
Bastien Nocera wrote:
> This is what we've been told by the people we talked to. MeeGo 1.0 for
> handsets uses a new compositor, with a new set of hints. Those are not
> compatible with existing desktop implementations.
> Trying to use a stock GTK+ or Qt application on MeeGo 1.0 for handsets
> will result in a black screen.
> Do you have any other information that contradicts that?
After looking into it, I've been told that this is a bug in mcompositor,
rather than a design issue: http://bugs.meego.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2953
>>> o The board is considering funding making Maemo 6 integrate
>>> more nicely with GTK+.
>> In the context, it seems like the task should be "Ensuring that Maemo 5
>> apps work well with upstream GTK+"?
> The first step would be fixing the compositor and/or adding support for
> this new compositor in GTK+ itself.
> The second would be to start porting some of the Maemo 5 GTK+ and Hildon
> features to GTK+.
Yes, this certainly seems reasonable. But the bug in mcompositor seems
sufficiently serious that it will have a high priority in mcompositor
also (as mentioned in that bug report).
GNOME Foundation member
dneary gnome org
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