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Comment: Ximian (IBM+Ventures Capital ) has won (Score 1, Informative) 599

by marchetta (#13959020) Attached to: Novell to Standardize on GNOME
Ximian originally founded by Ventures Capital + Sun contracts + IBM have a lot a hidden power PR guys smart engineers (Miguel Nat ) cool applications (beagle ifolder mono ecc ) cool gnome patches (gnome-panel with rounded edges stripe image into the menu and so on ) cool core gnome developers from nautilus (Dave Camp) to Evolution to bonobo ecc Novell has choosen Gnome as default desktop because they can lead the development thanks to theirs key developers.

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