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Re: Can someone explain to me what happened?

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: Re: Can someone explain to me what happened?
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 14:25:47 +0100

Jone, Brett,

address@hidden 写道:
On 29.12.2019 13:32, Jone wrote:
I am already a former user of this distribution. Excuse me but about half a year ago I tried installing this with the current configuration on another machine. Hah! Slim? No, GDM! XFCE -> Slim - it should be

Slim was unmaintained and buggy, so GDM was chosen as better default. The discussion was public.

I’m just sad that such a distribution has fallen into disrepair :(

Hyperbolic untruths like this gets us nowhere.

Replacing unmaintained software with maintained alternatives is the sign of a healthy distribution. We'd also gladly accept a patch adding your favourite DM to Guix!

Meanwhile, I've (duh) realised that the 'wares you object to simply share a common author. I'm sorry, but ‘I don't like Red Hat!’ is not an argument to anyone but yourself.

I'm not a fan-boy myself. I dislike systemd upstream, GNOME everything, and the only thing keeping NM installed here is inertia: so many saved networks. I'm genuinely interested in any real issues you encounter with these packages — but that just ain't one.

If you need help in achieving this, do not hesitate to ask. I am here to help. It also seems you replied to me off the list, so I am cc'ing
the list back into the conversation.

Thanks!  I concur.

Kind regards,


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