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Ted Ts'o and Ingo Molnar Moving Away from Gnome

Aug 07, 2011, 22:00 (6 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Some thoughts on the brewing Gnome3 controversy. (I should really call it what it is: a disaster.)

I think what the KDE4 and Gnome3 folks are doing is that they have picked Apple (and to a lesser degree, Google) UI products as their role model.

That in itself is not a problem (at all) - the problem as I see it is that they tried to achieve this by mimicking Apple products, instead of implementing a high quality UI development process.

This distinction is very important and it has not been invented by Apple: Swiss, German, (Dutch, etc.) industries have discovered it hundreds of years ago and have been passing it on from generation to generation ever since.

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