Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 15th Jan 2005 02:09 UTC, submitted by Paul Best
Slackware, Slax On a recent IRC discussion Pat discussed Slackware's future and the restructuring that will happen for Slackware 11. Regarding the removal of Gnome from Slackware, he said: "GNOME is not easy to build into packages, lacks decent documentation to build, and requires many undocumented system changes for things to work 100%".
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Long life to pat'n dropline
by EdCrypt on Sat 15th Jan 2005 03:22 UTC

If GNOME is hard to build or pat is just lazy (:P), he has his motivations and it's his project. And the slackware users have Dropline, it will not be a lose at all.