Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Aug 2012 00:00 UTC
X11, Window Managers We have some very good news for those of us with a love for the Common Desktop Environment. I'm a huge fan of CDE - I've even dedicated an article to it - so I'm excited about this. CDE has been released as open source under the LGPL, and can be downloaded as of today for Debian and Ubuntu. Motif will follow later.
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zima
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2005-07-06

I'm curious, why it was released now? The petitioning worked? (from http://www.marutan.net/cde/ seems there was some decent amount of good will; hm, and I just stumbled on it recently from http://www.marutan.net/rpcemu/ ) The Open Group largely lost interest, and threw it out there for those still wanting to use it and/or maintaining older apps?

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