Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 8th Sep 2005 16:53 UTC
Gnome The Gnome Project released version 2.12 yesterday. We had a quick look at it by using the latest Gnome Live CD (1.12-pre) and Foresight 0.9.0 (2.12 final) and here are our thoughts over 2.12 and Gnome's status in general.
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RE[4]: Gnome is overrated...
by Tom K on Fri 9th Sep 2005 00:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Gnome is overrated..."
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> Would you rather have highly flexible and powerful applications which look good or ugly ones with a weak API that run blazingly fast?

How about both? Oh, wait ... this is Linux/GNOME. Nevermind.

As for sending in patches ... yeah, don't be silly. When someone has a valid complaint about a piece of open-source software, all the OSS zealots scream back "Well patch it yourself!" while in a froth. Well maybe 99% of users are incapable of fixing up the code? Maybe that's your job as developers?

That kind of attitude isn't going to propel your worthless OSS junk any further.

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