Linked by Howard Fosdick on Tue 2nd Jul 2013 21:04 UTC
Editorial Like many of you, I've been watching the big changes in user interfaces over the past few years, trying to make sense of them all. Is there a common explanation for the controversies surrounding the Windows 8 UI and Unity? Where do GNOME 3, KDE, Cinnamon, and MATE fit in? This article offers one view.
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Gnome 3
by sprag on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 01:11 UTC
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As I understand it, the Gnome 3 devs didn't add classic mode because they listened to the users...they added it because RedHat made them.

A lot of the Gnome developers are RedHat employees and when they started getting feedback for RHEL7 it was very obvious that most RHEL users didn't want Gnome 3.

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