[ubuntu-x] Ubuntu Natty X.org Plans

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Fri Nov 5 22:00:51 GMT 2010

On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 09:27:28AM +0000, Peter Clifton wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-11-04 at 19:06 -0700, bryce at canonical.com wrote:
> >   gnome:        3.0          (Dec 2010)
> gnome-shell runs like a snail here, but it is just usable. Unity is
> better, although gnome-shell feels a lot more polished in some areas.
> Desktop management is better in gnome-shell, as is the sidebar in
> general (although I can't stand the Unity one, so am biased). Unity wins
> in many other regards though.

At UDS Unity/Xorg issues were discussed in several sessions, and there
are various plans afoot to make things better.

> Will Unity be compiz based by Natty? There are a lot of accessibility
> bits which are nice on compiz, such as colour filters / saturation
> controls / window inversion etc..

Yes, Unity with compiz is the plan of record as of UDS.  Regarding
accessibility, TheMuso is doing a rotation onto the Unity team
specifically to work on accessibility issues.


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