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.'"

#3 Gnome

by fedetxf

Tuesday November 25th, 2003 10:01 AM

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I think Gnome needs a quality release. I've used 2.4 and 2.4 and 2.4 has a lot of new functionality, new programs (that duplicate what could be done with other tools), but it still has bugs that are too basic to be there. I think maybe a company paying salaries to get it better will help.