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Linux Weekly News for November 9, 2000

Nov 09, 2000, 23:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh)

Leading items and editorials: Will the real GNOME office suite stand up?, FreeDevelopers.net - the way forward? and Penguin Gallery updated.

"Will the real GNOME office suite stand up? When the release of the StarOffice code was announced last August, the word went around that it would become the GNOME office suite. Since then, however, the story has gotten rather less clear. In fact, the GNOME project has made no decision on what its officially blessed office suite will look like. It would appear that the GNOME Foundation, which is currently electing members, will have a rather difficult decision as one of its first orders of business...."

"FreeDevelopers.net - the way forward? A rather widely distributed message made the rounds this week, proclaiming that Richard Stallman and the GNU Project support FreeDevelopers.net. Many people had not heard of this organization previously, and were naturally curious about what's going on. It is, in fact, an interesting initiative which seeks to change the way software is developed worldwide...."

"Penguin Gallery updated. The LWN Linux Penguin Gallery has been updated with 16 new Tux variants. Have a look and see what the penguin artists have been up to recently. Thanks to all of you who have been sending in your penguin sightings."

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