I don't see how extensions.gnome.org actually helps GNOME prevent OEMs and distributors from passing off customized deliverables as the authoritative/sanctioned/canonical/orthodox GNOME experience.
There's certainly nothing here which prevents distributors from rolling packaged versions of these extentions and nothing preventing them from pre-installing them as part of the advertised GNOME experience for their distribution.
Distributors and OEMs that want to ship customized GNOME will still ship customized GNOME and call it GNOME. Is there anything I'm not aware of that actually prevents an OEM or distributor from doing exactly the type of out of the box customization you don't want to see and calling it GNOME?
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