fatalGlory writes: "Despite some initial reservations about Gnome-shell, it appears to be coming out very nicely. In some preliminary benchmarking tests I've been conducting, Ubuntu's Unity desktop on 11.04 Natty uses roughly double the memory that Gnome-shell uses."
"A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple
system that worked."
-- John Gall, _Systemantics_