"I'm serious. The upcoming GNOME 3 release will be
making some controversial changes, such as removing the Window List
from the panel making for a more "task-based environment" as they
say, they're also removing the Minimize and Maximize window control
buttons and Desktop icons (at least at the moment that's what it
"These design changes along with some inflexible and
controversial Power Management settings, more and more people are
expressing disinterest in GNOME 3."