What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 19:01:43 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Christoph Wickert
<christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 23.01.2011, 22:42 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
>> On 01/23/2011 09:58 PM, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> >
>> > Also keep in mind that there are other "first-class desktop
>> > environment". Moblin is just as much a GNOME based first-class desktop
>> > environment as gnome-shell, just for a different use-case (Netbooks).
>> I don't think that's the case.  GNOME Shell is a integral part of GNOME
>> 3.  Moblin upstream seems only interested in being a complete OS and
>> haven't cooperated well with other projects which want to include Moblin
>> as a alternative UI in their distributions.  Conman,  trademark
>> shenanigans etc.  I understand the point you are trying to make but
>> Moblin is really a poor example to pick.
> I agree it's a poor example and Ubuntu's Unity is yet another one
> because they don't cooperate well ether. Nevertheless all these are user
> interfaces based on GNOME technology. They are not default and seriously
> shouldn't be

gnome-shell *is* the default gnome user interface starting with gnome3.

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