Re: Is enlightenment dead?
- From: "Mark R. Bowyer" <Moredhel earthling net>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Is enlightenment dead?
- Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 17:45:18 +0000 (GMT)
>From: mawarkus t-online de (Matthias Warkus)
>I'd like to add here that at the moment, a lot of activity is going on
>in the Enlightenment 0.17 CVS. They've started that total rewrite
>they've been talking about for a long time.
Actually, for as long as I've been paying attention, every odd-numbered dot
release has been a complete rewrite. But then if you'd tried to read Raster's
code, you'd understand why ... ;O) I swear he loses track himself and has to
It does mean he can really learn from previous design limitations and work in
major new features as core to the product, rather than plug-ons, though. Having
Imlib2 and Evas sit underneath the whole thing is going to make a *huge*
difference to those with 3D accelerated graphics cards, without hurting those
without =O) By huge, read 50-100 times increase in performance.
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