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KDE: Official Response to GNOME Foundation

Sep 01, 2000, 13:51 (47 Talkback[s])

"The recent announcements regarding the formation of a GNOME Foundation coupled with the Sun/Hewlett Packard decision to use GNOME as their standard desktop has resulted in a deluge of requests to the KDE Core Team asking what our "position" is. Well, this is it. We offer this position paper in the hope that we can put this behind us and get back to coding."

"We should caution all readers that the responses are all in more detail than we really think is necessary. We would like to answer the question like this:"

"Q: How much does creation of GNOME Foundation affect KDE development?"
"A: As much as the birth of the last baby polar bear at the Quebec City Zoo" (i.e., not at all)"

"But these days, that doesn't seem enough. So read on."

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