LinuxWorld.com.au: GNOME Foundation candidate on KDE League
Nov 16, 2000, 09:25 (16 Talkback[s])
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"To examine more closely what the outcome of this formation is
likely to mean from a developer's perspective, LinuxWorld.com.au
spoke with James Henstridge, a GNOME developer who polled 14th in
the recent election to the GNOME Foundation...."
"How do you view the "apparent" rivalry between KDE and GNOME?
Should the two projects combine?"
"JH: The two projects are quite different under the surface.
Leaving licensing issues aside, many people choose to develop for
one or the other because of the development APIs and tools
available. GNOME has many more language bindings than KDE, while
KDE provides a nicer C++ interface for many things. Given that
people are very attached to these APIs, and the APIs are quite
different, I think that any merger would be likely to upset a lot
- Linux Today at COMDEX: KDE League Formalized with Press Conference, Granroth Addresses Critics(Nov 16, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Borland Joins Gnome Foundation Advisory Board(Nov 16, 2000)
- eWeek: Linux backers to announce KDE League(Nov 16, 2000)
- LinuxPR: Open Source Developers And Industry Leaders Unify To Create The KDE League(Nov 16, 2000)
- LinuxPR: MandrakeSoft Joins the GNOME Foundation
(Nov 15, 2000)
- InfoWorld: Inprise/Borland backs GNOME efforts(Nov 15, 2000)
- ZDNet: KDE backers to form a league of their own; KDE League comparable to GNOME Foundation(Nov 14, 2000)
- James Alan Brown: Some Constructive KDE Criticism(Nov 14, 2000)
- LinuxToday.com.au: KDE, Gnome And The Media(Nov 10, 2000)
- Gnome.org: GNOME Foundation preliminary results released(Nov 10, 2000)