[RFC] Enforcing Compositing

Davide Bettio bettio at kde.org
Sun Feb 20 22:18:16 CET 2011


On 02/20/11 22:06, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
>> I can't understand the point about removing enable/disable options.
> if we don't want to give the user the possibility to disable, we don't need an 
> option to enable/disable.
I don't see anything bad about having enable/disable options on the KCM.
The only con that I'm aware of is that we have more checkboxes.
> Let's turn the question around: why should the user be able to enable or 
> disable compositing? What would be a valid reason to do so? And keep in mind: 
> with Wayland it will be impossible to turn off compositing, same in GNOME 
> Shell, Unity and Mac OS X (don't know about Windows).
The main reason is that buggy software is still around.

Davide Bettio.

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