Quote Originally Posted by Awesomeness View Post
They don't need to reinvent themselves but how about getting their port away from legacy technologies (GTK2 etc.) done? The situation is currently so bad, the "enterprise-grade" 14.04 LTS release of Xubuntu will ship a snapshot of Xfce's 4.11 development branch because there is simply no new Xfce version since 2012!
I don't consider that a bad thing. XFCE is now stable and well tested. Besides from keeping up with the latest librarie's, there is nothing much to do.

Quote Originally Posted by Awesomeness View Post
The LXDE port to a whole new toolkit (Qt) makes better progress than Xfces port to simply a new version of GTK
LXDE is currently a lot less usable than XFCE.