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+ - GNOME 3.16 Released->

Submitted by kthreadd
kthreadd (1558445) writes "Version 3.16 of GNOME, the primary desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems has been released. Some major new features in this release include a overhauled notification system, an updated design of the calendar drop down and support for overlay scrollbars. Also, the grid view in Files has been improved with bigger thumbnail icons, making the appearance more attractive and the rows easier to read. A video is available which demonstrates the new version."
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Comment: Re:From a simpler era (Score 1) 95

by kthreadd (#49308729) Attached to: South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX

Javascript itself is a plugin. Any concept of distinction is flawed. Lets say in the panaea of worlds, Oracle gave Java tech and all its reference impl's away for free BSD styled. What if anything would be the harm of writing browser scripts in Java vs. Javascript vs. go vs. .net-whatever, etc.. if every single browser developer had access to native embeddable runtimes embedded into the tool?

If it was built into every single browser then things would be different. But that doesn't matter right now because it's not. It doesn't matter how great of a technology it is if you can't run it on an iPhone.

Comment: Re:Open sores, lol (Score 1) 64

by kthreadd (#49295583) Attached to: OpenSSL Security Update Less Critical Than Expected, Still Recommended
If you can't give it to anyone else then it's absolutely not open source. Free redistribution is even the first criteria in the Open Source Definition, which most people, organizations and governments use when defining open source. Simplifying open source to mean just that I can look at the source code therefore it's open source is taking away the very thing that is the core of what open source is.

Who goeth a-borrowing goeth a-sorrowing. -- Thomas Tusser