Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Apr 2009 16:12 UTC, submitted by Rahul
Gnome Only a few days ago, we ran an article on the future of KDE and GNOME, and which of the two had the brighter future based on their developmental processes. Barely has that discussion ended, or the GNOME engineering team comes with a pretty daunting plan to introduce a fairly massive reworking of the GNOME interface for GNOME 3.0 (2.30). Read on for the details.
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RE: Don't like it
by rockmen1 on Fri 3rd Apr 2009 04:48 UTC in reply to "Don't like it"
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Think about when jumping GTK1 to GTK2.I think that was a mess too.
Form development point of view, stick to old library means we have to deal with potential legacy/ugly code when implement new ideas. And difficult for newbie to contrubute.
Think about the delay of Xorg 7.5. X works for decades. It take afford to implement new feature based on old code. That's why Wayland comes out.(Although it is not a replacement for X, but Wayland make it a lot easier to implement modern stuff).
KDE4 needs a bebase/rewrite to incorporate new things, so there it went.
No one knows when GNOME needs too.
GNOME and KDE are just two different ways of how FOSS evolve.

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