Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 22:38 UTC, submitted by EvilWells
Debian and its clones Developer Frans Pop, author of debtree, posted an article showing the evolution in size of the GNOME desktop environment in recent Debian releases. The picture he paints isn't particularly pretty: the default GNOME install has increased drastically in size over the years.
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RE: Get off my lawn!
by l3v1 on Tue 8th Sep 2009 13:53 UTC in reply to "Get off my lawn!"
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I'm not defending Gnome growing in size if and only if there wasn't any functionality added, but that is not the case.

Well, if we had as much more % of functionality as we see more % in size, that would be magnificent. Sad thing is, all this isn't a unique "feature" of Gnome, a lot of Linux apps follow this same path of growing more in size than in features.

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