Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Feb 2006 22:52 UTC, submitted by Jane Walker
Novell and Ximian Novell plans to release a beta for its Linux Desktop 10 including new features offering better interoperability with Microsoft Office and Open Office, said Ted Haeger, Novell's director of user communities, at the Southern California Linux Expo. The beta, tentatively scheduled for release next month, will include a new feature, dubbed Xgl. Haeger said Xgl will allow users to jump between screens and multiple desktops. Targeted to CAD software users, Xgl has a practical side that allows users to have better window- and file-sharing capabilities.
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RE[2]: Interesting
by abraxas on Thu 16th Feb 2006 13:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Interesting"
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I would have thought the best thing to do would have been to ship Novell Linux Desktop 10 with the basic Xorg 7.0 server, then in the first service pack; around 4-6months later, bundle Xgl withit.

This is only a beta. This will give people a chance to take a look at it and give bug reports and fixes. The final release won't be for at least 4-6 months, so I don't really see an issue with what they are doing.

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