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Dividing the Linux desktop
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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Untz summarized the challenge, "the hardest part (setting goals) is done.
I laughed so hard that people at my internet cafe starting to stare at me...
The road to GNOME 3.0
Posted Apr 10, 2009 0:22 UTC (Fri) by elanthis (guest, #6227)
Getting a very clear roadmap that all the developers can (mostly) agree on is a very difficult thing to do, especially when you have a ton of developers with highly divergent personal opinions or corporate goals for the project and its supporting community.
Large amounts of code are going to be produced with or without a solid set of goals for GNOME 3.0. The hard part was getting consensus on what code should be produced, which in turn helps direct hackers energy towards more useful things than "yet another Gecko shell" or "yet another file manager" or whatever those hackers might've started working on otherwise.
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