"A shudder went down my spine when I read news reports
suggesting a consortium of high profile IT companies had formed to
push Gnome as an alternative desktop to Microsoft Windows."
"My first reaction was to pray that Sun Microsystems wasn't
among the 13 'open source' vendors leading the Gnome charge.
Unfortunately it is."
"Sun has a long history of launching into madcap schemes to
unseat Microsoft as the dominant software company. While the
rhetoric is often high-sounding enough and larded with plenty of
common sense ideas, Sun's motives are, shall we say, less than
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