Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 22:38 UTC, submitted by EvilWells
Debian and its clones Developer Frans Pop, author of debtree, posted an article showing the evolution in size of the GNOME desktop environment in recent Debian releases. The picture he paints isn't particularly pretty: the default GNOME install has increased drastically in size over the years.
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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by cjst on Tue 8th Sep 2009 06:56 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
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>And add more Linux dependencies?
>The tunnel vision. Monoculture there, monoculture here.

Why not? Most people don't give a shit that Kraken Desktop Environment (KDE) runs with [insert your favorite irrelevant kernel here].

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