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Re: the importance of defaults ( was: Debian default desktop environment )

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 12:17:47PM +0200, alberto fuentes wrote:
> tl;dr 


> My point is that gnome3 is even more disruptive than unity. Do we want
> to attract users or scare them away?

Neither. I suggest that the lack of one option doesn't automatically
imply the other.

OTOH, the features which attract some users could be the very features
which scare others away. 

Consider NetBSD vs PC-BSD

I've always considered Debian to be closer to the NetBSD goals and
objectives and the derivatives closer to the PC-BSD goals and

I believe this distinction is important and is currently the source of
contention within the Debian project.


"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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