Just watched raph type up a transliteration of the Gnome announcement. It was truly amazing watching a historically significant event happening on my screen. I can say I saw the moment when Unix moved to the desktop.
Even more amazingly, this was being typed and commented on by the same people who made this event possible. And I realised that I am also a part of this.
And so is everyone.
GNU really is an effective way to vote with your feet.