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Grumpy Gnome-Hater Almost Changes Mind

Sep 10, 2008, 23:01 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Then came Gnome 2.0, and suddenly the world turned black. It was inflexible and simple-minded, with all the cool hackability gone. There was no middle ground- it was either too brain-dead simple, or too difficult. The choices were either graphical apps with two config options, or gconf, or editing XML files. Yeah, we loves that XML, and gconf is darn near as intuitive as the Windows Registry."

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