Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th Sep 2005 13:38 UTC, submitted by Erik Harrison
Xfce "Every major release of the 4.x series of Xfce has been pretty major. 4.0 was the result of over a years work, a major rewrite of the entire desktop. 4.2 saw the introduction of major features and enhancements that were incomplete for 4.0, and new developers as Xfce4 gained popularity. 4.4 is going to be a major upgrade to Xfce, with new components, major upgrades to old ones, and more tools for developers. So, without further ado, let's take a look at what's coming."
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RE[2]: not for me
by Terracotta on Mon 5th Sep 2005 21:08 UTC in reply to "RE: not for me"
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"The UNIX tradition is to have specialized, modular components that make up the desktop as a whole."

This goes for the underlying programs itself, not for the gui-stuff. Where one program might do it for a lot of people, one user interface won't do it. So the good thing about the unix-stuff is that under the hood they are trying to have the same stuff. But how every thing is implemented in a gui, that's more for other people to decide, than the programmers. I think that's something that's been worked on in KDE as well, having the programmers create the underhood stuff, and artists and users create the gui. For example every burning application in linux is using the same program to burn it, but just has a different gui. That's the strength of it. Sorry my english is bad, but I hope I made my point clear.

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