Joint Releases to Jolt Open Source: Shuttleworth

“Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth has declared more
publicity would be generated for open source software if the three
large desktop projects of KDE, GNOME, and OpenOffice.org agreed on
a common and regular release cycle.

“During his keynote address at this year’s aKademy KDE
conference in Glasgow, Scotland, Shuttleworth suggested that KDE
move to a more predictable, preferably six-month, release