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LinuxPower: Using the Palm Pilot with Gnome

Apr 24, 2000, 17:39 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christian Schaller)

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"This is the begining of a series of articles in which I will focus on the new and exciting technologies that will be included in the different GNOME releases this year. While most of you know such high profile application development projects such as Evolution and Nautilus, there are a lot of underlaying new technologies being developed too. The high quality of the basic technologies put into GNOME has long been well regarded, especially seeing that the fierce competition in this area easily could have tempted the GNOME developers to choose quick and dirty solutions in order to inflate the development rate. The quality of these technologies are the primary reason for GNOME generally being acknowledged as the most advanced desktop development environment for available for Linux and the one which holds the most promise for the future."

"While these technologies include old stars like ORBit, GNOME-Canvas, libXML and Libglade, I will in this series mostly focus on technologies just now maturing, like the iRDA utilities being developed as part of the Linux iRDA project or the international language support being refined through the Pango Project. To start of this series I am taking a closer look at the GNOME Palm Pilot Support...."

"Unlike J-Pilot the GNOME Pilot Project doesn't try to create a full suite of Linux applications for use with your Palm, instead it aims to create conduits for use by GNOME applications for which Palm integrations could be of interest."

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