You are criticising them for things that haven't even happened.
Oh no, they are introducing changes, this will lead to breakage, this will lead to angry users, this will lead to terrorism, this will lead to a nuclear conflict.
Change is often necessary, and often good. It's not like that other desktop environment did not piss off their users countless times by changing things around first, then trying to convince all their users that they don't know what's good for them:
- Shift from browser-like navigation to spatial mode, then apparently back again
- Reversing Cancel/OK buttons
- File Open dialog changes