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.
Trolltech and Qt have been getting some good press and support lately. The latest good news includes a strategic alliance with Loki to develop Linux applications. The LinuxToday article is here and the full announce here. KDE is also potentially a big winner because it is quite easy for application developers to provide a KDE-enhanced version of a Qt app.
Trolltech has announced that Qt 2.2 will be released under the GPL! Read what LinuxPlanet/LinuxToday has to say about this here, ZDNet also reports, and an editorial by Matthias Ettrich and Eirik Eng here.