Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 1st Apr 2007 21:56 UTC, submitted by suka
Novell and Ximian "Nat Friedman has been one of the driving forces behind the development of the Linux desktop for a few year now. First with his own company Ximian, founded together with Mono chief architect Miguel de Icaza, after its acquisition now inside Novell. A few months ago he has been named 'Technologist of the Year' by the VarBusiness magazine for his work around the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. Since then he has been promoted to Chief Technology and Strategy Officer for Open Source, besides the desktop he is also overseeing Novells server business now. During Novells Brainshare Andreas Proschofsky had the possibility to sit down with Friedman and talk about the Linux desktop, the consequences of the Microsoft agreement and the mistakes of the Hula project."
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RE: Some Interesting Bits
by kelvin on Mon 2nd Apr 2007 10:43 UTC in reply to "Some Interesting Bits"
kelvin
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2005-07-06

Circa 2001, Evolution was a half decent mail client, but over the years, with the addition of groupware support amongst other things, it has become an awful lot less stable.

Evolution has had groupware support since its inception. The project was, in fact, started in order to create an "Outlook killer"; opinions differ on whether or not it has succeeded in accomplishing that goal.

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