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." Link to Original Source
Everyone can be taught to sculpt: Michelangelo would have had to be
taught how not to. So it is with the great programmers.