NewsForge: Sharing Ideas and Resources at create.freedesktop.org
Oct 23, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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..."