Gnome History

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Gnome History

  1. 1. The GNOME Project Ten years of freedom Carlos García Campos carlosgc@gnome.org Carlos García Campos The GNOME Project
  2. 2. History 1995: Windows 95! 1996: The KDE project founded by Matthias Ettrich 1997: The GNOME Project is announced by Miguel de Icaza Carlos García Campos The GNOME Project
  3. 3. Why GNOME? GNU Network Object Model Environment The were too many technologies missed in the free software world compared to Windows 95 Inconsistencies among X-Window applications KDE was very promising but it depended on (in that moment) non-free software (Qt) Miguel is interviewed at Microsoft where he knew ActiveX and COM technologies. When he went back to Mexico he and Federico Mena Quintero started to design GNOME. Carlos García Campos The GNOME Project

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