I'm soo happy to see that KDE and GNOME are finally working closer together. This should have happened years ago. I hope it is not too late to build a bigger app ecosystem together https://www.zdnet.com/article/gnome-and-kde-work-together-on-the-linux-desktop/
@Karlitschek I am a bit skeptical. Just a few month ago some Gnome app developers explicitly wanted no theme-ing of their apps because that would destroy the supposed app experience and now the same people should work together to build a common ecosystem?
In that case, their software is not open source. Can you give specific examples?
Besides, the point of theming *is* to “destroy” the app's default experience, and it is not for the author to question the reasons for it.
Ok, it is a reasoned request not a restriction. I don't see any problem with that.
If I understood correctly, they say it is because things look different than on the screenshots and manuals (wonder how many of them actually have manuals).
Don't get me wrong, I'm not suggesting their reasons are any good, but they *are* reasons and they're just making a request. That is perfectly fine – they took the trouble to develop those apps so they're perfectly entitled to their opinions.
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