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IBM developerWorks: GNOME's not Microsoft, but they do have a lot in common

Mar 16, 2000, 04:38 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Brody)

"GNOME project's founder shares the latest on GNOME at developerWorks event."

"To a room full of developers at the latest developerWorks' Barcode event in Boston, the GNOME project founder, Miguel de Icaza, gave an update on the project and a reluctant nod to Redmond."

"At developerWorks' most recent Barcode event in Boston, Miguel de Icaza was the main attraction during his speech to over 300 software developers and software-developer-hangers-on, on a subject understandably close to his heart, GNOME. GNOME, one of Linux's answers to the ever-popular Windows GUI and development platform, is among the most popular platforms on Linux and other free operating systems. GNOME is continuing to expand under the anything-but-stilted guidance of its dynamic young founder, to include newly developed spreadsheet software from de Icaza's own venture, Helix Co., and the planned completion of a component architecture based on Microsoft's OLE2."

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