Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ronan Waide (waider at waider.ie):
>> > Hmm. I'm sure I'll get over my petty adherence to FVWM2 as a "desktop
> > environment" one of these days...
> > Waider. Yes, I know, apples and oranges.
>> Well, not really. The notion that KDE and GNOME are anything other than
> motley collections of X11 clients is a triumph of marketing over
> substance -- a leading cause of confusion among newcomers, and an
> obstacle to understanding.
So you consider ORBit et al to contribute nothing of value to
GNOME, or DCOP for KDE? The value of the desktop environment is
the consistent framework for intercommunication between the
"motley collection of X11 clients" as you call them.
We're obviously going to disagree on this (we disagree on it
already) - but hey, that's kind of what mailing lists are about
By the way, by all accounts, KDE 3 is a big advance on 2.2, and
I can vouch that GNOME 2 is looking very slick indeed.
E-Mail: bolsh at gimp.org
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