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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
I'm hesitating to say it, but I heavily suspect that they wanted it this way -- Gnome 2 firmly in its grave.
All in all, decisions like this (whether or not to spend effort on parallel installability) are a sum of many factors, but in this case, one factor, I suspect, dominated them all.
"Diluting momentum" on a controversial change, in the high-stakes, high-competitition game of DEs.
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