"Really? I thought Mairin was the one actually influencing UI's direction."
I try my very best along with the rest of the Fedora team, but nobody likes making decisions and implementing things that the community is against - community members obviously have a say and influence here and their opinion is extremely important. We don't exist without them. I'm just so very disappointed that some have this opinion, I'm not sure where it's coming from, although elsewhere in the same thread it's pointed out that high schoolers have no business using Linux - I mean, really? I started using Linux when I was in high school! Who is Linux for if it's not for normal folks who are just as deserving of software freedom as you or me, who is Linux for if it's not for high school students with extra time on their hands wanting to hack on things?
It really seems like a bizarre form of elitism and I really don't like it.