Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th Feb 2009 11:53 UTC, submitted by B12 Simon
Xfce It took them two years, but the Xfce team has just released Xfce 4.6.0, with a whole slew of improvements. Xfce started back in 1996 as a Linux equivalent of CDE, but soon diverged from that goal to stand on its own two feet, and by now it's safe to say that Xfce is the best of the rest - after KDE and GNOME. Xfce 4.6.0 seems to cement them further into that position.
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RE[4]: Oh well
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 27th Feb 2009 16:25 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Oh well"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

If you want an improved CDE, then it is not CDE anymore.


So GNOME 2.26 is no longer GNOME because it's an improved version of GNOME 2.24...?

Your logic alludes me, oh great one.

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RE[5]: Oh well
by spiderman on Fri 27th Feb 2009 18:24 in reply to "RE[4]: Oh well"
spiderman Member since:
2008-10-23

GNOME 2.24 and GNOME 2.26 are both GNOME but XFCE is not CDE.
You didn't get the point.
You are complaining that XFCE is not CDE. If you were complaining that GNOME 2.26 was not GNOME 2.24 then they would tell you just to use GN0ME 2.24. There would be no point in doing GNOME 2.26 if that was to make it like 2.24
It's impossible to improve something and make it the same at the same time. Either you improve it or you do it the same, but there is no point in doing the same either.
It's not constructive to say that you don't use XFCE because it is not CDE. What would be more interesting is what you like in CDE that is not in XFCE. How you would like XFCE to improve, what feature you miss, etc...

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