Sources Claim Novell Will Improve Mozilla and Other Parts of the Ximian Desktop

Tuesday November 25th, 2003

Vidar S. Ramdal writes: "InfoWorld has an article about companies looking into desktop Linux now that support options are getting better. InfoWorld quotes Novell 'sources' claiming that the company 'will more than double the number of engineers working on the Ximian Desktop and will focus on improving the Gnome desktop environment, the OpenOffice suite, and Mozilla browser.'"

#12 Re: Gnome

by jck <>

Tuesday November 25th, 2003 4:33 PM

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Well, the good news is that Novell has handed over 40 of their excellent coders in Bangalore, India to the Ximian group. The group's initial primary target is going to be whittling down the bugs in GNOME. The team they've assembled has already started getting patches accepted by GNOME maintainers, so things are really looking up - GNOME 2.6 should be the best release yet, in terms of both features and buglessness! Read more about it here: <>