Enlightenment ported to Syllable
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The developers of the free operating system Syllable celebrate the tenth anniversary of the desktop version with porting desktop environment Enlightenment.
Syllable was in September 2002 , began at this time, however, not from scratch, but was merely an evolution of its predecessor AtheOS , which had been adjusted. Ten years later, called the still-independent development of Syllable Desktop, the corresponding Syllable Server is based on the other hand, a Linux kernel.
Syllable is a fully graphical, free operating system. It is mostly POSIX compliant, so is that a large number of ported software. The current version 0.6.7 was published in April 2012 and brought support for 3D and SDL. A major conversion of the system is imminent, according to the developers.
The tenth anniversary announced porting of Enlightenment should not be counting on this conversion, although it is not a small thing. Be to allow them had a number of subsystems that are common with Linux, ported to Syllable. This included the existing Freetype and FontConfig. Other libraries like FriBiDi Harfbuzz and which are optional, are probably to be added later.
Ported were essential parts of Enlightenment E17 , including the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries, the rendering engine for Eve and the scene graph layout engine Edje. There, according to the developer’s missing is the E17 widget set “Elementary”.
The graphical error in the screenshot of the animation are caused, according to the developers through the screen shot and do not appear on the desktop.