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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I’m not sure if I like this answer. It basically boils down to, everyone wants to cook his own soup.

If you want to have it less customizable, you can build on the same fundament but don’t enable the functionality.

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Yep, that’s the idea, and then you make it available for everyone and call it a Distro, as many have done so. It unfortunately just works like that (discovered how to see replies today)

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