Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 16th Sep 2002 06:48 UTC, submitted by Cesar Cardoso
Red Hat "We see the desktop as only a piece of the entire operating system product; integration must extend beyond the desktop. We also believe that users care most about functionality and integration rather than the underlying technology. For these reasons, we have created a single desktop look and feel for Red Hat Linux rather than maintaining two unrelated configurations." Very good stuff over there from Owen Taylor, the Red Hat Desktop Team member.
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RE: confused
by Eugenia on Mon 16th Sep 2002 22:50 UTC

>Why shouldn't they just pick one desktop.

Personally, I think they should only offer one desktop, but with the ability to run software from both toolkits, but the software should be consistant throghout their usage (same shortcuts, looks etc).
On the other hand, even if they only wanted to include Gnome, by including the QT and KDE libs and apps, it won't be more than 3-4 MB of CD space to include the rest of the KDE. So, it does not really hurting them to have the whole of KDE there! Today, KDE users are more than Gnome's, so by having the rest of KDE there, it's a good strategy.