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Date:      Thu, 05 Dec 2013 18:11:11 +0100
From:      Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@rocketmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: [Bulk] Re: Why FreeBSD doesn't have a Gnome3 port?
Message-ID:  <1386263471.1076.15.camel@archlinux>
In-Reply-To: <l7qacs$5g3$1@ger.gmane.org>
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On Thu, 2013-12-05 at 16:42 +0000, Walter Hurry wrote:
> On Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:10:39 +0100, Markus Hoenicka wrote:
>=20
> > On 2013-12-05 15:41, Fernando Apestegu=C3=ADa was heard to say:
> >> But porting something that shows no interest in supporting
> >> anything but Linux is both difficult and tiring.
> >=20
> > And it may not be worth the effort unless there is sufficient pressure
> > from FreeBSD users who request Gnome 3. I've tested Gnome 3 briefly on =
a
> > Linux box, and since then I understand very well why there is no such
> > pressure. I was back to Xfce in no time.
> >=20
> Ditto - except LXDE here.

On Linux there are tendencies to get rid of GTK. You might have heard
that Razor-Qt and LXDE folks are working on LXDE-Qt.

I still stay with Xfce, but even try to get rid of it, to switch away
from as much GTK dependent software as possible.

As a Linux user I don't have the impression that GNOME upstream is
interested in anything, just a subjective impression.

Regards,
Ralf




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