Monthly Archives: April 2008

2.23.13 out

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Erwann Chenede and Carlos Garnacho for improvements in this version. Re-enable cascading (Erwann ) (GNOME bug #529925) Propagate opacity to frame windows (spec compliance!) (Carlos) Translations None this time! Where can I get […]

2008-04-27: Metacity given enough eyeballs

Eric Raymond has proposed in his essay “The Cathedral and the Bazaar” that given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow, using Linux as a particular example. The idea may be true in the abstract, but in practice even if a project has many users it won’t necessarily have enough eyeballs, and most users of the […]

2008-04-16: an abbreviated Metacity Journal just to get back into the swing of things

Checkins on trunk ChangeLog, src/core/window.c by tthurman ChangeLog, src/ui/preview-widget.c by tthurman ChangeLog, src/Makefile.am, src/metacity.desktop.in by tthurman ChangeLog, src/core/prefs.c by tthurman ChangeLog, src/core/session.c by jensg ChangeLog, src/core/compositor.c by iain ChangeLog, src/Makefile.am by lucasr LinksI’m seeing quite a theme of comparisons with Compiz here. Tombuntu tells their readers how compositing works in Metacity; a good number of […]