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ZDNet: GNOME vs. KDE: This means war?

Aug 22, 2000, 06:53 (37 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mary Jo Foley)

"For a war that supposedly isn't, the battle over open-source desktops seems to be getting bloodier."

"It's GNOME vs. KDE. And even though many open-source backers are loath to admit the existence of a rift within their ranks on any software development front, sides are being taken and two distinct camps are forming."

"At the end of last week, a member of the KDE Core Team released a public letter outlining his views on the divergent KDE and GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment) efforts."

"Not surprisingly, the letter disparages the GNOME work as little more than rewarmed Open Group/Motif and Common Desktop Environment (CDE) standards efforts."

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