It's time to jettison CCSM

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at
Fri Jan 27 13:15:08 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-01-27 at 12:28 +0100, Mathieu Comandon wrote:

> upload it very easily to my PPA. The real problem in my opinion is
> that this would send the wrong message from the Ubuntu Desktop team to
> the upstream Compiz project. It basically says "We only support compiz
> as long as it's tied to Unity, but not for anything else". With Ubuntu
> being the single major distro shipping with Compiz, I think it has now
> a role to play in maintaining the WM it's tied to in good shape, and
> not only for Unity related stuff.

This has nothing to do with Unity. CCSM was breaking people's desktops
long before Unity came around. Saying that removing CCSM only benefits
Unity isn't accurate.


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