NetworkWorldFusion: Revisiting Novell’s Linux Desktop Interface

“A few of you wrote in to say that you’d heard Novell was
creating a new GUI for its Novell Linux Desktop package which would
be a blend, a mélange, a combination of these two. So I
looked into it…”

“But when I spoke to Ted (‘the Rev’) Haeger–who was quoted
extensively in the article–he thinks that Vaughn-Nichols only got
half the message. As Ted and his colleague Bryan Cardoza explained
to me, ‘Our intention was to select specific *components* from each
desktop environment and make use of them in the other desktop