GNOME in the Age of Decadence
Jun 10, 2008, 00:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Wingo)
"Mine is of a large project in a state of marginal returns, in
which a larger and larger part of the effort goes to maintenance.
On the one hand you have the large deployments, the integration
with other software projects. On the other hand the new
developments that we have are very careful not to bite off too
much: a printing dialog; another revision of ekiga; a new image
library. Ed: Ekiga was probably not a good example of this.
"The problem, as I see it, is that GNOME is in a state of
decadence--we largely achieved what we set out to achieve, insofar
as it was possible. Now our hands are full with dealing with