Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 20th Jul 2004 18:50 UTC, submitted by Jono Bacon
Linux Jono Bacon has written an article on my O'Reilly Blog called The path to unified interaction which looks at the challenges of making our software work natively in the different desktop environments on Linux. Do you think this is something we should strive for, and if so, do you think it is technically possible?
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Maybe unifed platform -- NEVER unified desktop
by Anonymous on Tue 20th Jul 2004 20:03 UTC

The KDE and Gnome camps are way too differnet, Like someone else said, market forces will push 1 DE over the other.

ATM it looks like Gnome, considering that 2/3 of the largest commerical distros are gnome-centric and the other is a wild card.

I think the biggest issues right now with KDE are usability and the dual licensed QT toolkit. One major reason I like gtk is that I can use it freely on any plaform I want(windows,OSX).