I wonder why devs need to work on multiple different environments. I only have (user)experience with KDE and GNOME but what’s the difference between them?

  • It’s not the default layout, you could ship another default version
  • goals can be to maximize customizability (features) while minimizing ressources. Or the other way round. (Or simplicity)
  • is it because devs like different frameworks (qt, gtk)? Or language?
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9unu jaro

Everything in the linux world is about giving multiple choices, so the user can try and pick whatever suits best for him/her/*. DEs make a fair impact on workflows, so if you’re a designer, programmer, whatever, for sure there is one out there that meets your criteria. And if it doesn’t you can always tweak it to your will, as the crazy people in !unixporn@lemmy.ml do

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0unu jaro

Yes, that’s the result of it but not the reason

@pinknoise
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2unu jaro

Sure it is, you use what you like, developers develop what they like, Businesses build what they think their users like etc. It just boils down to different tastes and visions.

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