Re: Where was the discussion of GNOME 3 shipping as the default desktop?
- Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:05:14 +0300
- From: Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Where was the discussion of GNOME 3 shipping as the default desktop?
On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 05:58:26PM -0500, Austin LaBerta wrote:
> Apologies for the baity title but its very literal.
> where was it? Google is giving me very poor results, I assume it was
> done over mailing list but I'm not even sure where to start lookin. All
> I can figure was that it was sometime around Jessie and that XFCE was
> the previous desktop.
It was - . Jessie was testing back then, the official reason was - we
need Desktop Environment that fits on first CD.
> I'm not SUPER interested in Debating why it
> should/should not be (and i'd advice starting another thread for that
> if you want to shout about how much you hate/love GNOME), I just wanted
> to see the reasoning behind the decision.
 gives two official reasons - 'accessibility' and 'systemd
integration' and four 'less tangible things'.
I haven't searched debian-devel, but the discussion you're looking for
should be there - . I'd start with Jul 2014, following by Aug 2014
and Sep 2014 (the change was made 19th September 2014).