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ZDNet: Evan Leibovitch -- C.D.E. R.I.P.?

Feb 01, 2000, 18:31 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Little by little, Linux and open source software is making its presence felt. As must occasionally happen, such gains must come at the expense of other technologies... At the top of my list of early casualties are the Motif graphics library and the Common Desktop Environment (CDE), which is built on Motif."

"A search on freshmeat for Motif apps turned up a whopping 41 matches, many of which don't actually use Motif -- they just claim to work like it. Compare this to entire sections of freshmeat dedicated to hundreds of apps written to the two main graphics libraries used in Linux, Gtk and Qt."

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