Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 5th Nov 2006 17:40 UTC, submitted by bmeurer
Xfce The Xfce development team is pleased to announce that the second and hopefully last release candidate of the upcoming Xfce 4.4 desktop is available for download now. The release focuses primarily on bug fixes and optimizations; see the release notes for a complete list of changes. The source tarballs and the graphical installer are available from the download page.
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RE[5]: Hope
by dylansmrjones on Sun 5th Nov 2006 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Hope"
dylansmrjones
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2005-10-02

That's because you don't grasp the technology.

You can add as many applications you want to. They only use more memory _if_ you run them.

And considering the way many KDE, Gnome and Windows applications are written, it isn't hard to write something that combines a lot of functionality with a very small size and instant reaction on user-trigged events.

Functionality bloat != Code bloat. Code bloat is always bad, and can be measured by objective criteria. Functionality bloat however is a very subjective thing.

XFCE is doing things just right. They can add as many modules they want, as long as they are exactly that: modules.

Now, say to yourself: "Modularity, modularity, modularity."

And repeat it till you fall asleep ;)

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