"I can see that this is a sensitive and controversial issue
within the FOSS community but I feel we have to deal with it.
"I'm going to come right out and say it, the reason for Gnome's
existence is gone. It was conceived to serve as free desktop
because the most popular DE of the time was based on non-free
technology. Then QT became GPL, maybe this was because of Gnome, we
don't know, but the thing to note is QT is GPL while the GTK is