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OSDir: Project GoneME: Forking Gnome

Jul 21, 2004, 14:30 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ali Akcaagac)

"'Project GoneME is the first attempt to try moving the GNOME Desktop into a new direction. As a long years contributor and ex-GNOME Foundation member I got quite unhappy with the new direction that some core decision takers have chosen without further feedback with the community or their participants. Even if I do see that plenty of things that got changed in GNOME does indeed make sense but some other decisions have upset quite a lot of people including me and there was no possibility to bring these problems up on the GNOME Mailinglists or the IRC channel without getting yourself trapped into ugly discussions and slandering. The unfair behaviour caused the result that a lot of people changed the Desktop to KDE or simply switched to something entirely different...'"

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