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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RE[3]: Pretty small thoughts
by twitterfire on Fri 20th May 2011 20:34 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Pretty small thoughts"
twitterfire
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Well, I guess I should be a bit clearer. I am not asking anyone to not incorporate the full benefits of system services they want. I am begging them to cooperate on outlining an isolation abstraction layer, publish it on freedesktop.org and go live their lives.


Yup. The only problem is that by doing that will:

-hinder the project

-be unable to use the latest technologies and advancements

-be unable to highly integrate with the rest of the os

If some other guys want the software, they can:

a) port it themselves if they can
b)hire someone to do the work

They will have to either maintain a separate source tree either port systemd because patches won't make upstream.

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