Compiz plug-ins are still being ported over to the Compiz++/Compiz 0.9+ architecture while other plug-ins in the process of being ported are not yet at a feature parity with where they were in Compiz 0.8 and earlier. Compiz 0.9.0 will not be out immediately, but it looks like we are finally getting closer. More information on the status can be found in this Compiz blog post.
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