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Month: January 2013

Re: Re: [trinity-devel] Standalone build of KWin

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:16:53 -0600
>>I recently took some time to evaluate kwin on a TDE system.  The
>>kwin developers have done excellent work; kwin itself operates
> well and
>>the configuration dialogs are relatively sane compared to most
> modern
>>offerings.  At this point I agree with Martin that TDE should be
>>looking at using kwin as a default instead of our old twin fork as
> soon as
>>I have put together an Etherpad
>>( detailing the
>>changes that need to occur before this can be done.  Both TDE and
> kwin will
>>need some modification to ensure that TDE doesn't lose features
> after the
>>migration is complete.
> Based on the etherpad notes, this sounds like a post R14 goal. As
> twin->kwin is a significant transition, I'm guessing R15?
> Darrell

Yes, though it would be nice to have R14 in a state where major API/ABI
changes in the TDE core libraries are not needed to integrate kwin into
TDE.  We will see if that is practical or not shortly. ;-)