[OpenIndiana-discuss] Gnome and the future

Ben Taylor bentaylor.solx86 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 19:01:42 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:25 AM, openbabel <openbabel at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am of a commercial view. I am interested in the most popular desktop and
> most developed environment which is accepted by the current or potential
> user base.It would not be the correct choice
> going with a project which either peters out or is not accepted by
> commercial users as this would waste development time and resource too?
> As an Enterprise system the commercial view should prevail?

My suggestion, as someone who spent an inordinate amount of time porting KDE 4.x
to Solaris 10, go with something simple and easy.

Once there's a working DE, folks can then choose to work/port other
more complex DE's.


> On 30/10/2012 17:27, låzaro wrote:
>> Hi all, as many people don't wanna see, gnome future is like a submarine
>> without roof. So, my question. What about make the new gnome's fork as
>> default desktop enviroment, just like is making linux mint. OI always
>> have the step in the next time. That project look like very good with a
>> lot of good toys...

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