Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Jul 2012 12:41 UTC
Gnome Honest question. Do you think the GNOME project is as healthy today as it was, say, 4 years ago? Benjamin Otte explains that no, it isn't. GNOME lacks developers, goals, mindshare and users. The situation as he describes it, is a lot more dire than I personally thought.
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RE: Comment by drcouzelis
by AnXa on Fri 27th Jul 2012 13:52 UTC in reply to "Comment by drcouzelis"
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I have to agree with you. I also liked the design ideology that one Gnome application did only one thing and it did it well. Since Gnome 2 things have been going into direction they shouldn't have gone in the first place.

But Gnome project needs more flexible management and less obscure copy design from other desktop environments. And instead of going the route of follower they should be showing the way others should go to. They need capable desktop designers and they need to concentrate on issues. But they kind of did lead a way with the Gnome 3 being kind of tablet friendly.

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