Linux Journal: GNOME, Its State and FutureDec 14, 1999, 00:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by George Lebl, Elliot Lee, Miguel De Icaza)
"The GNOME team brings us up-to-date on the progress of the popular desktop environment."
"The GNOME Project is aimed at making UNIX attractive and easy to use. To help achieve the goals of the GNU project, we want to make sure users are presented with a full suite of applications, as well as a desktop that enables users to manage their computers effectively. The GNOME team has been focusing on creating a reusable infrastructure of development libraries and tools, as well as productivity applications based on this infrastructure...."
"The GNOME Project is not resting on its laurels. While the 1.0 release series addresses the basic need for a UNIX GUI, there are portions of the existing implementation that need refinement, as well as additional features which are becoming essential on a modern desktop."