In late 2008 we witnessed the release of Compiz++
, a rewrite of the Compiz core in C++ plus other invasive work in order to improve this compositing window manager. With Compiz++ being a branch of Compiz and various other developers working on their own branches, the future of Compiz was unclear
, however, today it has been cleared up some.
Following today's Compiz Conference Call, it has been decided that both Compiz++ and Nomad (another branch of Compiz) will be merged back into Compiz. After the release of Compiz 0.8
, Compiz++ will be merged in and then released in as Compiz 0.9.0. Following that, Nomad will then be merged into Compiz. After both mergers have been completed there will then be a period of bug fixing.
These details were shared on the Compiz mailing list