FEB
13
2001

"Business Ethics" in the Open Source Community?

What do we do when one of our own, a company with long-time roots in the Open Source community, rejects our code of ethics and resorts to deceitful tactics for the express purpose of undermining an Open Source project? It appears that the newly-named Ximian is doing exactly that.

DEC
31
2000

Do Interoperability Technologies Help or Hurt KDE Development?

In a recent story at Kuro5hin.org, the author considers the implications of some recent developments announced on the dot -- namely, XParts and QGtkWidget. These projects permit non-KDE programs -- particularly Gtk applications -- to be used within KDE applications.

DEC
29
2000

KDE Tutorials For Windows Converts?

A nice Ask Slashdot article entitled Gnome/KDE Tutorials For Windows Users? was recently posted on Slashdot. The article raises the interesting question: "...

OCT
16
2000

KDE and OpenOffice

Sun Microsystems, probably best known at the KDE end of the spectrum for their influential paper on local vs distributed computing, recently open-sourced StarOffice, making it freely available to KDE as well as other projects. What impact will this have on KDE and KOffice?

SEP
16
2000

LinuxToday: KDE and the ashes of the QPL

LinuxToday is running an article on recent KDE/Qt events. The author rants a little about licensing, marvels about what KDE has accomplished so far but then worries that the Linux desktop is becoming too much like Windows. Yup. It's all here.

SEP
10
2000

ZDNet: KDE hits back at GNOME

Readers have been writing in that ZDNet is currently reporting on a rumoured KDE League that will go head-to-head with the GNOME Foundation. LinuxToday has picked up the story, including a link to a statement by Kurt Granroth.

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