Fedora - time to blink

Philip Rhoades phil at pricom.com.au
Mon Nov 28 06:50:21 UTC 2011

On 2011-11-28 11:10, users-request at lists.fedoraproject.org wrote:
> Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 01:09:49 +0100
> From: suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Fedora - time to blink
> To: Community support for Fedora users 
> <users at lists.fedoraproject.org>
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> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 00:57, Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>> Or the default DE
>> choice could "rotate" for each release --- XFCE for F17, LXDE for 
>> F18, KDE for
>> F19, Gnome3 for F20, and over again, in turns. That way each DE 
>> would have
>> equal amount of "visibility" among users, more bugs would get fixed, 
>> etc.
> This is actually a very nice idea. And I believe it fits in with the
> goals of Fedora, forwarding the progress of FOSS. After all Gnome is
> not the only FOSS desktop, by far. Maybe you can suggest this on the
> desktop list? (is that the appropriate list?)

Yes, it is a good idea!  I have been using XFCE for some number of 
releases now because I wanted a lite desktop for my netbook and so I 
changed to XFCE for all my other desktops and servers for consistency - 
and I have been quite happy about the change ever since!


Philip Rhoades

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