The GNOME Project recently announced the release of GNOME 3.12. This new version of GNOME provides updated versions of many of the core GNOME applications (notably, gedit, the GNOME text editor), as well as improvements to GNOME Shell.
The day is finally here, the day that the GNOME team releases GNOME 3.0, the first major revision of the GNOME project since 2002. Little of GNOME 2.x is left in GNOME 3.0, and as such, you could call it GNOME's KDE4. We're living in fortunate times, what, with two wildly divergent open source desktops.
The GNOME Project unleashed a few days ago the first development release towards GNOME Software 3.12, an application that will be launched along with the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment, and will allow users to install, remove and update system applications. GNOME Software 3.11.1 comes with numerous new features, a... (read more)
Perfectly agree that the reasons why KDE and Gnome broke with the community are different, but the problem is the same: communication and expectation. KDE users wanted a new version also stable. Gnome users wanted a new version also functional. Plasma active is the right way of going mobile, they never broke the desktop version for it.