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GNOME's Stormy Peters on the Most Important Desktop Issue

Nov 18, 2008, 14:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristin Shoemaker)

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"Peters says the driving force behind both projects is what matters -- and that is to offer choices between free and proprietary desktop environments. The notion that one desktop environment will ever exist that suits every user is likely a myth. Peters proposes that the goal is to build ever stronger free alternatives, and if the projects compete, it is more along the lines of teammates competing for a "Most Valuable Player" title. She highlights that getting developers from different projects to talk is one of the driving reasons behind GUADEC and Akademy being held simultaneously this year, in the same location, and why they are hosted by the same organizers."

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