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eXpert Zone: The Riddle Of The Sphinx: An Editorial On OSS

Mar 12, 2005, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

"Yesterday, Eugenia, editor-in-chief of OSNews.com, published an editorial that angered the open-source software community. Even though I believe Eugenia can manage on her own just fine, I do want to support the editorial, with the use of some elaborations and clarifications.

"The trigger for Eugenia to write the article was a discussion she had on the desktop-devel list of Gnome.org. I'll sum this discussion up, after making one important statement: I am a Gnome user myself. My Linux box runs Gnome 2.10, and as soon as my UltraSPARC machine gets a memory upgrade, I'll have it run Gnome too. Am I a happy Gnome user? For the most part, yes, definitely..."

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