Canonical and Microsoft are marching Desktop UI off a cliff

Doesn’t it seem like Apple has played a terrible trick on Microsoft and by extension parts of the Linux community?

Apple’s poisonous Touch silently kills the GNOMEs of Linux Forest • The Register

If a major Linux desktop falls in the forest and no one is around to use it, does it make a sound?

That’s a question the GNOME project would do well to contemplate. The once mighty Linux desktop has stumbled and looks like it might be poised to come crashing down after the release of GNOME 3.

Here’s the problem: the radical rewrite that is the GNOME 3 desktop seems to have pleased almost no one.