> Most of the servers I work with don't have 3D hardware. There will be no GNOME 3 for them.
I don't even have a X server installed on _any_ of my servers...
> It'll be years before they stabilize such radical changes.
I hope not.
It's not like the KDE3 to KDE4 transition were they had to break everything and port all the applications over. This is just using a different Window manager, using a new theme engine for GTK, adding some features while eliminating some bloat and dependencies that people don't use anymore.