A sample flame:
One of GNOME's biggest problems is that it can't make up its mind regarding what it is.
A random opinion that can only put one portion of the readership off-side for no good reason:
CORBA is Web-services done right it simply doesn't do it over port 80.
And the lovely sound bite that gave the article its title:
GNOME has become a Language Agnostic Morphable Environment. GNOME has become LAME.
On the whole Petreley's article is well thought out. Contains a lot of information if you filter out the worst of the flames. I look forward to the reply piece.