"You might expect other distributions to be as divided
about Ubuntu's new Unity desktop as users are. That is, at least
among the vocal, you might expect to find that the condemnation
slightly outweighs the praise, but that both sides are passionate
in their beliefs.
"However, that is not the case. If anything, developers working
on other distributions are surprisingly lukewarm about Unity. Most
are in no rush to package Unity -- if at all -- and many express
technical or practical objections to it.