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Debian joins Gnome Foundation Advisory Board

Nov 24, 2000, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Schulze)

Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2000 20:16:30 +0100
From: Martin Schulze joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de
To: debian-announce@lists.debian.org
Subject: Debian joins Gnome Foundation Advisory Board

Debian Project                                                          http://www.debian.org/
Debian joins Gnome Foundation Advisory Board                            press@debian.org
November 21st, 2000

The Debian project has been invited to join the Advisory Board of the recently created Gnome Foundation. The Advisory Board is a forum for organizations and companies that have an interest in Gnome to communicate with the Board of the Foundation and work together to support Gnome.

The Debian project is within a large variety of vendors on the Advisory Board like Borland, Compaq, Eazel, Free Software Foundation, Gnumatic, Helix Code, Henzai, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, MandrakeSoft, Object Management Group, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, TurboLinux and VA Linux.

>> About Gnome Foundation

The Gnome Foundation will work to further the goals of the Gnome project. To achieve these goals, the Foundation will coordinate releases of Gnome and determine which projects are part of Gnome. The Foundation will act as an official voice for the Gnome project, providing a means of communication with the press and with commercial and noncommercial organizations interested in Gnome software.

>> About Debian

The Debian project is an organization of many users who volunteer their time and effort. Its tasks include maintaining and updating Debian GNU/Linux which is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system, and the development of the Debian GNU/Hurd operating system.

>> Contact Information

For further information, please send email to the Debian Press Team press@debian.org or visit the Debian homepage at http://www.debian.org/.