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Re: New dependences in gnome-core, might be better in gnome?

<quote who="Murray.Cumming@Comneon.com">

> > The answer, as a question: When you install Red Hat, and you choose the
> > "GNOME" option, do you just get what upstream defines as the 'GNOME
> > Desktop' release, or do you get a complete user environment which
> > includes applications for common tasks?
> I think (but I'm not 100% sure) that the choice in the Red Hat install
> determines what panel, desktop, and file-browser are used, but I think
> that the extra applications will be present regardless of the choice,
> because GNOME apps can run in KDE, and KDE apps can run in GNOME. I don't
> think the users cares about an application's dependencies, and I don't
> think he would use that as a basis for choosing a set of apps.

This is not relevant to Debian, however.

- Jeff

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