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Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

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Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

#1 Post by Richard » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:37 pm

Comments of interest on Xfce4's near future.
https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/interview-xfce.html
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Re: Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

#2 Post by polaca57 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:25 pm

"Olivier Fourdan, creator of the Xfce desktop and maintainer of the Xfwm window manager works for Red Hat"

That's bad. Very bad.

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#3 Post by polaca57 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:19 pm

Ever wonder why Linux distros are adopting systemd?
Answer: money
Motive: control and monopoly, hint: red-hat = next red-mond

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#4 Post by BitJam » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:05 am

Who's your nemesis? Not on a personal level, more sort of dev style?

S: I don't have one in particular, but anybody using tabs instead of (4) spaces is eligible to be on the list.
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#5 Post by malspa » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:48 am

Good stuff -- thanks for the link! I wonder if that Xfce developer has tried MX.

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#6 Post by Jerry3904 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:53 am

"Olivier Fourdan, creator of the Xfce desktop and maintainer of the Xfwm window manager works for Red Hat"

That's bad. Very bad.
Have you ever looked at the list of kernel maintainers? I remember seeing a couple of years ago that something like 3/4 of the kernel development comes from commercial realm, the most work being contributed by Red Hat.
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#7 Post by cpoakes » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:38 am

Not impressed with source in general.

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#8 Post by uncle mark » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:56 am

Jerry3904 wrote:Have you ever looked at the list of kernel maintainers? I remember seeing a couple of years ago that something like 3/4 of the kernel development comes from commercial realm, the most work being contributed by Red Hat.
Doesn't seem to bother Linus.
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#9 Post by Jerry3904 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:00 am

What I meant
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#10 Post by asinoro » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:23 am

Xfce…., etc = Gnome, now with the appearance of Librem 5, all the Unix derivatives which are based on C language will be finally unified.
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