LXDE is an acceptable substitute for Gnome 2
jb.1234abcd at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 21:56:50 UTC 2011
Tom Horsley <horsley1953 <at> gmail.com> writes:
> On Sat, 17 Sep 2011 21:08:32 +0000 (UTC)
> JB wrote:
> > People who come up with such idea and design and write a DE like GNOME 3 for
> > users across the entire market market spectrum deserve to be put in
> > a straitjacket and kept on Prozac ad infinitum.
> And the new Windows 8 hype is also talking about unification across the
> entire spectrum of devices, and then there is ubuntu unity, which makes
> gnome 3 look good .
> Can all these different development organizations be wrong about
> a unified interface? (personally, I'd say "yes" .
With regard to MS - they do a step dance, kind of funny one (one step forward,
one step backward, and one step sideways, etc).
Their Windows 8 is planned to have "progressive" Metro DE, and "retro" Classic
DE as well, as separate applications.
Just in case ... So they can not be accused of lack of conviction :-)
GNOME looks like a peanut gallery in comparison to them !
Sinofsky: Classic Desktop Is a Separate Application in Windows 8
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