de.techno at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 03:02:36 CEST 2011
On 10/14/11 22:59, Mike Massonnet wrote:
> 2011/10/14 dE .<de.techno at gmail.com>:
>> Hello devs, great job with the DE. I'd been personally used the DE for a
>> year and now I'm thinking of replacing Gnome with it for deployment.
>> First I'd like to write what I think people think about xfce after Gnome 3
>> arrived. People don't see Xfce as a light weight DE anymore, they see it as
>> a mainstream DE, a replacement of Gnome 2 which I think has started to
>> deprecate (someday it will); the lightweight section has been replaced with
>> lxde; Even Linus announced, he's quitting Gnome in favor of Xfce.
>> So I suggest the Xfce project should change it's goal towards being a
>> lightweight DE to a mainstream DE -- i.e. more feature rich but it's main
>> objective should be being user friendly and retaining the classic desktop
>> to avoid migration cost and retraining. At this time, this's what people
>> expect from Xfce. Around release of Gnome 3, searches for xfce has been
>> increasing -
>> People searching for gnome and xfce together means they're trying to migrate
>> It'll continue to increase but only if xfce does what people expect it to do
>> -- be the mainstream.
>> My main question was -- what about GTK 3 migration? It has to be done
Thanks for the info.
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