Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Nov 2005 17:51 UTC, submitted by AdriAn Avila
Novell and Ximian Rumors circulating that Novell is going to kill off its popular Linux desktop lines are completely false. [However,] Novell is making one large strategic change. The GNOME interface is going to become the default interface on both the SLES and Novell Linux Desktop line. KDE libraries will be supplied on both, but the bulk of Novell's interface moving forward will be on GNOME. "The entire KDE graphical interface and product family will continue to be supported and delivered on OpenSuSE."
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Standardization is pretty important
by on Sat 5th Nov 2005 18:46 UTC

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It's simply not a good idea to have tools built on two different desktops. So you'll still have KDE but gnome will be the platform that their apps run on. Not a surprise since they've been doing iFolder and stuff on gnome (plus just having mono in general).

I still cannot believe the nerve of the guy who originally wrote the article. How can someone be so dishonest.

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sonic1001 Member since:
2005-07-18

/*I still cannot believe the nerve of the guy who originally wrote the article. How can someone be so dishonest.*/

According to the article, he is a KDE developer. Looks like he was overcome with emotion. Maybe thats why he lied.

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"How can someone be so dishonest"

Actually to be fair, you have to admit, he did f**k up, but he did NOT tell straight lies, he just used terms like "is said to be" all over the place. Still VERY unprofessional from a kde dev to do that (writing an article based on such an uncertain / wrong info-base). I really would hope, that at least the devs stay out of all this stupid desktop-flamewars. There are already enough trolls around for that...

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