Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jan 2011 22:18 UTC, submitted by alinandrei
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu De kogel is door de kerk. After years of focussing entirely on Gtk+ and GNOME, Ubuntu will finally start evaluating Qt applications for inclusion in the defaukt Ubuntu installation. Mark Shuttleworth announced the policy change on his blog today.
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RE: Talk about arrogance
by Aragorn992 on Wed 19th Jan 2011 07:55 UTC in reply to "Talk about arrogance"
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Because design-by-committee has been time again shown to be slow and often substandard. Sometimes it works, sometimes not. It's true that this method rarely fails but it also rarely produces something innovative.

That's not even taking into account the typical knee-jerk reactions I would expect from the non-Ubuntu people in the open source world (which Ubuntu has plenty of experience with, by the way).

Arrogrant, bloody-minded, dictatorship (I'm purposely exaggerating) can be a good thing.

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