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NewsForge: Sharing Ideas and Resources at create.freedesktop.org

Oct 23, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

"Part of what makes open source software thrive is code sharing and reuse. The Create initiative at freedesktop.org targets this issue by bringing together developers from Inkscape, Scribus, Krita, the Open Clip Art Library, and the GIMP, among others, along with interested individuals. Together they are collaborating on a set of specifications they believe will simplify work for developers and distributions, and usability for end users.

"No application is forced to adhere to these recommendations (even by participating in the discussion); rather the hope is that collaboration will engender solutions beneficial to all..."

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