On Saturday 10 December 2011 12:56:07 Nigel Stewart wrote:
> > I had been thinking about the Trinity/KWin relationship for quite some
> > time
> > and todays triaging showed me that this just does not make sense. I do
> > understand that you want to provide a KDE 3.5 desktop experience. This is
> > great and I am all for it. But KWin 4 is a clear continuation of KWin 3.
> > It is not a rewrite like other parts of the desktop. It is the same
> > application, with more features, less bugs and in general a better
> > performance.
> Hi Martin,
> What you're proposing makes sense, on the face of it. And I ask these
> question not as a troll or flame - and not from the perspective of really
> knowing what the KWin component is responsible for:
> Is the binary size and performance (desktop latency) going to be
> Does it drag in other KDE 4 dependencies?
Obviously it depends on kdelibs and kde-runtime like any KDE application. The
dependencies will of course be better once frameworks 5 are released.
Considering the impact on a running environment I would say that all depends
whether your users are using any KDE 4 applications or none. I would be
surprised if your users would use no KDE 4 applications. So I think it is
> - Nigel