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I certainly wondered. Other than the date, though, I didn't find any of the usual "foolishness" that distinguishes such things. If GNOME wanted this to be taken as a prank, they probably should have been a bit more obvious. I guess we'll see ...
GNOME 3.0 delayed until September
Posted Apr 1, 2011 14:09 UTC (Fri) by jdub (subscriber, #27)
As a matter of contrast, I was (merely) surprised to see that "OMG! Ubuntu!" fell for it. ;-)
Not a comparison I thought I'd ever make!
Posted Apr 2, 2011 4:46 UTC (Sat) by nzjrs (subscriber, #35911)
It's a shame because I usually use LWN as an example of good tech reporting and omgubuntu as an example of a terrible one.
But they both fell for this... what a pity
(the alternative desktop shells part was a clear giveaway, it's like red meat to the shell haters)
Posted Apr 1, 2011 14:09 UTC (Fri) by rsidd (subscriber, #2582)
Posted Apr 1, 2011 14:23 UTC (Fri) by ovitters (subscriber, #27950)
Posted Apr 3, 2011 7:20 UTC (Sun) by Cato (subscriber, #7643)
So I can quite understand why LWN posted this as a serious story - the fault lies with the author of the announcement...
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