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Wired: Prettying Up Linux

Feb 25, 2000, 16:16 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Leander Kahney)

"Bruce Tognazzini, founder of Apple's famous Human Interface Group and a frequent interface critic, stressed the need for a standard Linux interface and a comprehensive set of interface guidelines to ensure consistency across the system."

"It's kind of counter to Linux's controlled chaos," he said. "But of all the things in Linux, this is the thing that's missing. It must have a standard interface if they want the revolution to go all the way to consumers...."

"Boich said Eazel would build on Gnome's comprehensive software toolkits and libraries. Eazel will concentrate on the look and feel, while Gnome's network of 400 programmers will concentrate on the system's plumbing."

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