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Re: Gnome classic mode

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 01:38:08PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Wookey wrote:
>> > I'd be happy if xfce was the default. Which is better depends if one
>> > prefers 'dull-but-works-everywhere' over
>> > 'shiny-but-not-universaly-liked'.  I can see reasonable arguments in
>> > favour of either.
>> Robustness is a rather important/lofty goal especially given the often
>> touted "universal operating system" moniker [0],[1].  Debian has never
>> been specifically about the latest shiny anyway.  So, let's be brave
>> and choose the less ubiquitous (today) but more robust overall option.
> Does it support accessibility? Just because you quote that we're universal…

4.8 does have some accessibility features and 4.10 brings more (like
orca support for the visually impaired).  So, it is not yet up to par
with gnome in terms of accessibility, but then again gnome would still
be an option.  Whether switching desktops (or choosing a different on
at install time) would seem too difficult for those that need
accessibility is certainly an open question.

Best wishes,

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