RE: "Gubuntu" - Long term perspective for Ubuntu with Gnome?
- From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam whitemice org>
- To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: RE: "Gubuntu" - Long term perspective for Ubuntu with Gnome?
- Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:40:44 -0400
On Fri, 2011-04-29 at 10:37 -0400, Mark Curtis wrote:
> I'm not trying to make things up, I was just asking for clarification.
> I thought GNOME was more than just the shell, as in GTK+ for one
:) I didn't say it was "just the shell"; I said it was a Desktop
Environment. It encompasses standards for presentation, mechanisms for
applications to use services like notification, methods for applications
to provide integration.
> > Subject: RE: "Gubuntu" - Long term perspective for Ubuntu with
> > From: awilliam whitemice org
> > To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
> > Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 10:33:07 -0400
> > On Fri, 2011-04-29 at 10:18 -0400, Mark Curtis wrote:
> > > How is any distro using Unity instead of GNOME Shell any different
> > > than one using Pidgin instead of Empathy, or Firefox instead of
> > > Epiphany?
> > You don't get to make-up what terms / words mean.
> > GNOME and Unity are Desktop Environments.
> > Empathy and Pidgin are Applications.
> > That is the difference.
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