Re: My thoughts on fallback mode

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 11:59 AM, Sergey Udaltsov
<sergey udaltsov gmail com> wrote:
>> This modularity prevents to create a solid user experience in various ways
>> because everything needs to be compatible with random components that cannot
>> even be tested properly.
> I cannot believe I am reading this on GNOME central mail list! Is this the
> same GNOME that helped to improve WM standards (to NETWM and beyond) so that
> people could use different WMs? Is it the same GNOME that helped to
> establish with all those cross-DE standards? Are you
> implicitly saying that GNOME does not believe in cross-DE standards anymore?
> GNOME already effectively dropped cross-DE systray, right? Now, WM mobility
> is gone. What's next, dare I ask?

These standards are there to make sure GNOME *apps* are first-class
citizens in other DEs (& vice versa). It has little to do with being
able to play mix-and-match with core desktop components.

Patryk Zawadzki

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