OSNews: Interview with the KDE and Gnome UI/Usability Developers
Mar 10, 2003, 18:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eugenia Loli-Queru)
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"We are happy to feature an exclusive interview with Waldo
Bastian and Aaron J. Seigo from the KDE project and Havoc
Pennington from the Gnome project.
"Waldo and Havoc are developers working on many 'under the hood'
places of their respective DEs, but they are also 'sensitive' at UI
and usability issues, so we could also call them 'usability
engineers.' Aaron is the head of usability in the KDE project.
All three of them were... brave enough to answer twelve hard
questions about interoperability, standards, UI etc. between the
two leading Unix DEs. Note that this is not a Gnome Vs KDE article,
it is in fact exactly the opposite: 'KDE for Gnome' and 'Gnome for
KDE'. The begining of a deeper collaboration and sharing that will
bring the Unix desktop into a new era..."