[LAU] Debian desktop news

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Aug 10 06:25:50 UTC 2012

On 08/09/2012 01:37 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 09 August 2012 07:34:50 david did opine:
>> On 08/09/2012 01:08 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> On Thursday 09 August 2012 07:07:23 david did opine:
>>>> Debian is dropping GNOME3 as their default desktop environment, and
>>>> going with XFCE. Why? Because they can't fit Debian+GNOME3 onto a
>>>> single CD.
>>> I'll bet it would fit, if they would just remove all the code that is
>>> in there just to nanny us.
>> But then it wouldn't be GNOME3, would it? ;-)
> Gnome4 maybe?  Surely that would be worthy of a higher version number,
> indicating real progress.

Well, I didn't like GNOME2, either, so in my opinion the only real 
"progress" GNOME could show me would be to disappear.

Maybe in GNOME4 they'll finally realize the real, never-mentioned-goal 
of the GNOME design team: to remove ALL user functionality ...

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