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ABCNews: GNOME Unlimited -- Trials and Tribluations of Free Software

May 08, 1999, 15:55 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Martinez)

Thanks to Kevin Collins for this link.

"A worldwide team of developers and programmers have pooled their expertise to create GNOME -- the first graphical user interface for Linux."

"The open-source movement is a bit like the construction of the great medieval cathedrals of Europe: thousands of anonymous artisans working over time on a grand project whose entirety they may never know..."

"The GNOME project is a classic example of open-source software development, in which programmers and developers and just plain geeks from around the world share their expertise to create software programs that anyone can download for free."

Complete story.