Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Mar 2011 12:59 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y If you were, you know, living your lives, you've probably missed it, but old fires are burning brightly once again: there's somewhat of a falling-out going on between KDE and GNOME, with Canonical siding squarely with... KDE. The issue seems to revolve around GNOME's lack of collaboration, as explained by KDE's Aaron Seigo.
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RE[5]: Why no GNOME Perspective?
by segedunum on Sat 12th Mar 2011 00:11 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Why no GNOME Perspective?"
segedunum
Member since:
2005-07-06

Well you provided quotes from Aaron (kde) and Mark (ubuntu) and none from any gnome developers involved in this issue.

1. Dave Neary's blog posting is in both those links.

2. They don't want to respond for obvious reasons.

3. They have made their feelings clear in the comments on those blog entries - they claim that things that others had said had been agreed never took place and that's all. Have a read.

4. They hope this will all kind of go away by giving vague answers.

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Mystilleef Member since:
2005-06-29

I'm a lot more interested in responses by developers involved in these discussions on the mailing lists, forums and bug reports.

Comments in blogs are usually opinionated noise.

Mark claims that libappindicator was proposed to GNOME and rejected. I can't find any entries for this in the gnome mailing list.

Aaron's discussion with the GNOME developers about the notification specification has already been posted somewhere in this thread. It's a far cry from GNOME developers being elitist. As a matter of fact, very real software engineering issues were raised.

However, I'm tired of all this. It's a waste of my time.

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segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

I'm afraid you're just trying to get this to dissipate via some silly divide and conquer type commentary probably by claiming that there is all some misunderstanding going on here. That's what usually happens.

The blog posts from various people, including those from a Gnome perspective are there as are the links to mailing list activity and people whove' gone through them. If you feel one side has been treated unfairly then do the research, redress the balance and post here. Until you do that you're not going to be successful in arguing anything.

However, I'm tired of all this. It's a waste of my time.

I think that answers your query then. Was there any point?

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