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eWeek: GNOME 2.0 Beefs Up Linux Viability

Jul 16, 2002, 14:30 (41 Talkback[s])
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"GNOME 2.0 is a giant leap forward in the search for a viable Linux alternative to Windows, according to users and creators of the GNU Network Object Model Environment, but more work needs to be done on the technology.

"To further advance the environment, the GNOME Foundation has begun work on Version 2.2 and plans a GNOME Summit in Boston July 18-20.

"'The most exciting thing in GNOME 2.0 is that we have a proper development platform,' said Nat Friedman, co-chairman of the GNOME Foundation and co-founder of Boston-based Ximian Inc. 'This is a huge, huge step to help us grow the Linux pie...'"

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