"Sun sources tell us that it will unveil its "GNOME
Foundation" initiative at the San Jose LinuxWorld expo this
"From what we gather, this will be a formal organisation,
initially co-sponsored by Sun, with the intention of broadening the
appeal of desktop environment to proprietary Unixes. But that's not
all. The Foundation will make a declaration to base GNOME office
work on Sun's recently open-sourced StarOffice acquisition,
"We tapped GNOME project leader and Helix Code co-founder Miguel
de Icaza, for more details, but he couldn't volunteer more on the
specifics beyond the statement: "We are always talking to vendors
to adopt free software technology."
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