[compiz] [ANNOUNCE] compiz-0.5.0

David Reveman davidr at novell.com
Fri Apr 6 11:06:53 PDT 2007

Changes since 0.3.6:

* Core

        Some stencil buffer requirements have been removed.

        Focus stealing prevention.

        Fragment attribute interface that allow plugins
        to perform more advanced fragment shading effects while
        integrating properly with other plugins.

        Extensible window matching interface and new option type
        that provide advanced window selection functionality. E.g.
        can be used by plugins to give the user full control over
        which windows an effect or window management function
        should apply to.

        Better occlusion detection and more efficient rendering.

* New Plugins

        Ini plugin:

                Flat file configuration backend.

        Fs plugin:

                FUSE plugin that maps compiz options to a
                file-system and allow efficient manipulation
                of options by reading and writing files.

        Video plugin:

                Plugin that provide a composited video
                interface for efficient video playback.

        Blur plugin:

                Provides support for blurring windows and
                contents behind translucent windows.

'git log compiz-0.3.6..compiz-0.5.0 | git-shortlog' can be used to get a
complete list of changes since 0.3.6 release.



Git tag: compiz-0.5.0 (f9a9a783b437ffd719370ed77eef3f872febb703)

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- David

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