So it does. But if you want Apple, you know where to find it.
I do not get the point of releasing free software that you don't want people to change -- maybe "shared source" a la MS would be a more appropriate license.
That said maybe a better option for GNOME would be to produce a "reference platform" as their complete offering, and ask would-be reviewers to test that. If it is really that great in integration, it will stand on its own.
Reminds me a bit of the spats mplayer upstream had with Debian packaging its software non-optimally. For an extreme case of control-freakery and look at Schily's cdrecord.