Compiz 0.8.0 To Be Released In About A Week
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 5 February 2009 at 09:24 AM EST. Add A Comment
With a new day comes new announcements from the Compiz development community. Earlier this week it was announced that Nomad and Compiz++ would merge back into Compiz and then yesterday it was made known that Compiz Fusion will be dropped and other changes are coming down the road for this compositing window manager. Kristian Lyngstol has today shared the release plans for Compiz 0.8.0.

The code-base for Compiz 0.8 was branched back in November but there has been no clear direction for Compiz up until recently when talks started taking place. Kristian is calling for a feature and string freeze beginning this Friday. The final release will then hopefully occur late next week or early into the following week.

For all of the details, check out the Compiz mailing list.
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