eWeek: GNOME 2.0 Beefs Up Linux Viability

“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

“‘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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