Technical Board decisions

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Feb 28 22:27:50 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 09:49:51PM +0000, Matthew East wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 09:31 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >    * However, new infrastructure will be implemented which allows the user to
> >      trivially enable both enhanced desktop effects and the necessary driver
> >      support.
> Has this infrastructure already been implemented? If so, can someone
> explain what it is, so that we can document it before the string freeze?
> If not, perhaps the person in charge of implementing it can explain
> roughly how it will work so we can make a start?

System->Preferences->Desktop effects is the user interface, now present by
default in current Feisty.

I believe Martin Pitt (CCed) is working on the driver bits, and can advise
if there's any necessary documentation.  The intention was that enabling
desktop effects would automatically enable the driver if necessary, while
informing the user of the relevant issues.

 - mdz

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