Fedora - time to blink

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Mon Nov 28 11:58:49 UTC 2011


On Sun, 2011-11-27 at 23:57 +0000, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> I don't want to advertize KDE too much, but there are also XFCE and
> LXDE which are gaining popularity as drop-in replacements for the old
> Gnome2. Why wouldn't XFCE be the default DE for the distro for a
> while? 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. 

There's merit in that.  Popularity for KDE and Gnome is falling, so they
should get less precedence.  The alternatives do need more attention,
and this is one way to work on it.

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