Opinion: Desktop spin laws that need to go away
Various distro spin makers have made two unwritten laws that I very much disagree with:
A ) A distro spin of desktop blah should have only programs built with the same widget library that desktop blah uses
B ) A distro spin should only ship / pre-install one program for each application category
I mention this because I'm a big KDE fan but KDE-only distro spins do not include my preferred browser (Firefox) nor my preferred office suite (LibreOffice, not that I use an office suite much) because they aren't QT-native applications. While LibreOffice does a better job of integrating with KDE than Firefox does, both drag with them quite a bit of GTK baggage... which is considered "bloat" by many spin makers.