Tag Archives: canonical

Timeline: It’s 2009… and they have a plan

Note: This post is part seven of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Recap The GNOME User Experience Hackfest of October 2008 spawned a science project to build a new user experience — GNOME Shell — … Continue reading

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Moving the needle in GNOME

Note: This post is part six of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. I was incredibly tempted to entitle this post, “Pushing your turds into GNOME’s immaculate and exalted vessel”, but thought it might be taken … Continue reading

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Timeline: The Greatest Show on Earth

Note: This post is part five of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Every now and then, the inexorable passage of time is rudely interrupted, and the natural path of history is changed before our very … Continue reading

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Love flies under the radar

Note: This post is part four of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Tempers will occasionally flare in large communities with many stakeholders. There will always be a delta between the goals, strategies and assumptions of … Continue reading

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The libappindicator Story

Note: This post is part three of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. Tensions rose this week as claims were made and refuted — mostly as comments on blog posts about entirely different issues! — about the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on GNOME

Note: This post is part two of a series of thoughts on the relationship between Canonical and GNOME. When you think about the huge mainstays of the Open Source world, GNOME is right up there with the likes of Mozilla, … Continue reading

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On the relationship between Canonical and GNOME

I can’t count the number of times over the last three years (!) that I have written and deleted a post about Canonical’s worsening relationship with GNOME. Having worked for Canonical and held a leadership role in GNOME, I’ve felt … Continue reading

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Welcome, Matt!

It’s wonderful to see that Matt Zimmerman has finally given in and started blogging. As a welcoming gift, I’d like to give him a hackergotchi. If it seems familiar, it’s because I tried to lure him into the blogging world … Continue reading

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