Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th Jun 2008 08:14 UTC
Gnome The KDE project saw the writing on the wall. They saw that they had reached a certain limit when it came to what could be done with the KDE 3.x series - they named it the "big friggin' wall", and decided that in order to get over that wall, incremental updates wouldn't do - they needed massive changes, a big jump, and they went for it. It's been a rough road, but it seems as if KDE 4.1 is showing signs of the vision becoming a reality. And it now seems as if several people within the GNOME community are seeing the writing on the wall too: GNOME 2.x has reached its goal - now what?
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RE: Not buying it
by ephracis on Wed 11th Jun 2008 15:30 UTC in reply to "Not buying it"
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Revolutuion != More bling, and I don't think that anyone has ever said "we need to move Gnome to 3.0 for one reason: we need to make it more flashy".

What does major versions mean for Gnome? What does minor versions mean? API and ABI compability maybe?

Perhaps the purpose of a Gnome 3 would not be to make a more flashy desktop but to make a more functional desktop?

I think so.

Please... *sigh*

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