Is this a model that could be applied to other free software projects, or is it just a one-off?
It's just a one-off. Next!
I then realized that you'd have to be pretty thick to consider a few bookmarks an "integration" of those sites into the "desktop", but clearly the author and submitter did fall for it.
The only good bit about the entire article was the pun at the end - "Peppermint OS is a breath of fresh air." Har har har!
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