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Graesslin Has Compositing Dreams, But is it Yours?

Apr 06, 2011, 00:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Removing the user control in System Settings is a mistake as no provision or consideration is given for slower hardware or uncommon setups such as dual monitors. Not everyone runs applications in fullscreen either. And most significantly, not everyone wants to run compositing on their desktop and they should be able to turn it off (or on) if they choose. In addition, applications will have to be patched to support this new feature and not all will, especially older games that no longer receive updates. The new system might be an improvement in some significant ways, but removing any user control will cause end-users problems and leave KDE open to lots of unintended consequences."

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