Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Feb 2007 18:59 UTC, submitted by elsewhere
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Some bad blood between Linus Torvalds and GNOME developers is flaring up again. Previously, Torvalds has said that Linux users should switch to KDE instead of GNOME because of the GNOME team's 'users are idiots' mentality. Now he has 'put his money where his mouth is' by submitting patches to GNOME in order to have it behave as he likes. This week, on the Linux Foundation's (formerly OSDL) Desktop Architects mailing list, the two sides are going mano a mano." Can I interest you in a pair of these and these?
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RE[4]: Why, oh, why..
by Jesuspower on Sat 17th Feb 2007 23:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Why, oh, why.."
Jesuspower
Member since:
2006-01-28

Good point. I think I have become so used to playing with the MS registry that I thought it would be a good idea. I forgot how much I have hated the registry, and how bad an idea I used to think gconf would be.
Which reminds me of why hated KDE: clutter & and unthoughtful layout. Gnome does not have that -- at least on the surface.

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RE[5]: Why, oh, why..
by dylansmrjones on Sun 18th Feb 2007 00:33 in reply to "RE[4]: Why, oh, why.."
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

I can agree on MS Registry being bad, and KDE apps to tend towards the horribly cluttered. I have however seen some GTK+-applications being equally cluttered, but most Gnome-oriented GTK+-applications are wonderfully clean and well-structured.

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