ZDNet – Linux: Not Your Garden-Variety GNOME

Thanks to Christopher
for this link.

“By now, anyone following Linux news knows about Computer
Associates, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and the truckload of others
bleating how much they all love Linux. Hidden among all these
commercial vendors discovering the free software community, we also
have the opposite. For the first time ever, a free software project
is using commercial marketing techniques.”

“The subject is GNOME, a Linux desktop designed to ease GUI
development, simplify communications between applications, and
offer a consistent look and feel. The technology behind GNOME is
actually quite good. But what makes it most interesting is its
active publicity campaign run jointly by Red Hat and the Free
Software Foundation (FSF).”

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