Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Aug 2012 22:29 UTC
Gnome The future of GNOME - an interesting subject. GNOME 3 has been out and about for a while, and it hasn't exactly been a smashing success. One of the efforts to take GNOME to the next level is what the team refers to as GNOME OS - but in reality, it's a set of improvements to GNOME that are just as interesting to GNOME-the-desktop-environment.
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Remove all the things
by Verenkeitin on Thu 9th Aug 2012 18:45 UTC
Verenkeitin
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Makes sense. They need total control of the underlying system to remove more things.

- Kernel, obviously. Not a single user has ever needed to use that thing.
- Support for files and filesystems has got to go. Those things are legacy crud.
- Everything to do with unicode. If its not a letter or a number, users don't need it. All those useless characters just confuse people.
- Support for multiple processes. Users are already focusing on single task. Time for entire OS to do the same.

:-)

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