Enabling Compiz by default?

Josh Boyer jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org
Fri Aug 10 12:33:09 UTC 2007

On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 07:56:29 -0400
Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 06:48:01 -0500
> Josh Boyer <jwboyer at jdub.homelinux.org> wrote:
> > Nah.  I don't want glitz.  So I'll just disable it if it gets
> > enabled. The wobbly windows were cool for about 30 seconds.
> > 
> > > This is rawhide. We can do this.  
> > 
> > Of course.  We can do anything.  The more important question is
> > should we.  I think no, but I don't really care that much either.
> If we do enable it, it'd have to be very very subtle like on OSX or
> some such.  Just dropshading, and maybe fading menus, but not much
> else.  We want it to have a hint of looking nice, obvious that there
> is a compositor there, but not with a bunch of junk that will be
> turned off in the first few minutes (spinning cube, wobbly windows,
> etc...). Basically I really want to get metacity with drop shading
> and fading windows, without compromising all the usefulness that
> metacity has. Less is more here.

That sounds like something that would be more agreeable.  At least
assuming the WM basics are also present.


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