Remove both unity and gnome in Ubuntu 11.10

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http://askubuntu.com – TL;DR: Can I remove completely unity and gnome3 but keep compiz? Long Version: I really gave a go both to unity and to gnome3. I really did. I just can't bear them. I need something that I can rely on for a long while. I decided to do away with desktop managers; I want to build my own desktop environment with independent parts. My requirements: My workflow is very dependent on compiz; I don't care about the effects, but I use a lot of it's key bindings to move/resize/manage windows, as well as workspaces, and I could not find another window manager that has everything I need. So the windo (HowTos)