The Future of Compiz In Question
Jan 02, 2009, 04:03 (14 Talkback[s])
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"Kristian believes that there is a lack of leadership and
direction that has caused virtually no major work to get done since
the Compiz Fusion creation (Beryl merger) in 2007. Compiz hasn't
seen any new developers contributing significantly to the core
development efforts since that time, but instead are losing their
"Blamed for this unfortunate state is the lack of project goals,
inconsistent organization, and undocumented code. When it comes to
the inconsistent organization, Compiz still has multiple bug
trackers, developer mailing list, source-code repositories, etc.
Kristian believes that these problems must be addressed before work
on Compiz continues. He is also calling for clear goals to be
defined for each release."