Linked by David Adams on Tue 3rd Aug 2010 17:07 UTC, submitted by Amy Bennett
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Greg DeKoenigsberg set off what would become a firestorm of debate in the Linux community last week when he posted rant against Canonical for their low ranking on number of commits to GNOME, based on a recent census study. Over the weekend, DeKoenigsberg apologized for the rant and explained in a more measured tone why he lashed out in anger at the findings of the GNOME Census, then again later at Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth's response to the debate, a broader argument against tribalism.
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Gnome's refusal to include features.
by RawMustard on Wed 4th Aug 2010 12:41 UTC
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I wonder if Gnome's refusal to include features has anything to do with anyone not submitting patches?
Or the fact that it takes them years to fix anything or include patches they receive. I remember distinctly this was a huge gripe amongst many contributors for a while there, it's also the reason I don't use it anymore.

I wonder if this is coming back to bite them now?

It's also ironical that someone is griping about someone else using their code that they gave away for free under a license that allows Ubuntu to do exactly what they're doing. What's his problem?

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