Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th May 2011 18:59 UTC, submitted by fran
Gnome Something's - once again - brewing within the GNOME project. While a mere suggestion for now, and by no means any form of official policy, influential voices within the GNOME project are arguing that GNOME should become a full-fledged Linux-based operating system, and that the desktop environment should drop support for other operating systems such as Solaris and the BSDs. I have a feeling this isn't going to go down well with many of our readers.
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Meh
by Soulbender on Thu 19th May 2011 19:52 UTC
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

It's a discussion, those happens all the time.
Not surprised that it's Mr "Write-for-Linux-only-and-fsck-everyone-else" Poettering who would suggest such a thing though.
I don't really see what you'd gain from making GNOME Linux only though or why on earth you'd want systemd to be a hard dependency.
Also, since when is GNOME the OS core? Why would system settings have to be Linux specific?
Pretty much nonsense arguments.

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