[Design-team] Owners and (Co) Maintainers Email Meeting #4 [PUBLIC VERSION]--September 10, 2010

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Fri Sep 10 06:25:50 UTC 2010

On 09/10/2010 03:40 AM, Chris Jones wrote:
> Gnome-Shell:
> There's no doubt whether we like it or not, the Gnome-Shell will be
> implemented as the replacement and default desktop environment for
> Fedora including its Spin Desktops, somewhere along the line.
> Personally, I'm no fan of the Gnome-Shell (Gnome 3), hence my own
> complete migration to the KDE4 desktop environment in the previous
> weeks.
> I am curious as to how Gnome-Shell is going to affect the Spins? ie.
> Design Suite Spin.
> Will it affect performance and productivity?
> And how much control do we have in blocking it for a desktop spin?
> And should we be blocking it?

Gnome-Shell is part of GNOME 3 which was postponed (at least) until the 
next spring, so I expect our Design Suite to default to the classic 
panel in F14.

> Inkscape desktop icon:
> I am not happy with the current process of having a Inkscape icon and
> link on the desktop upon a fresh install of the Design Suite Spin.
> To me, it simply does not make sense and poses more questions that what
> it answers.
> It's easy enough to remove using the kickstart config. But before I go
> and do that, I require the opinions of others.

-1 to having application icons on the desktop, they are in the menu and 
if the users want them on the desktop, it is trivial.

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