Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 10th Oct 2004 05:47 UTC, submitted by Andrew
Slackware, Slax This is a message from Patrick Volkerding in regards to his thoughts on Gnome and Slackware. It was originally posted on the Dropline Gnome Forum. Editor's note: Pat has made similar comments to me as well regarding Gnome's bugs and maintainance problems.
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RE: Conclusion
by Anonymous on Sun 10th Oct 2004 16:39 UTC

Mike wrote:
> Ok, it's settled then. Patrick is going to get rid of Gnome, and KDE

As it's bloat anyways ...

> and just focus on the foundation of linux.

Well, don't Linus Torvalds and Andrew Morton already do that?

> We'll get the desktop some other way.

Indeed: http://fvwm-themes.sourceforge.net/