[Mono-list] Novell, SuSE, Mono.

Pavlica, Nick Nick.Pavlica@echostar.com
Thu, 06 Nov 2003 11:55:26 -0700

That is wonderful news!  I look forward to seeing what the results are. 
It may give me a reason to look at something other than RH/Fedora :)

Thanks again to everyone contributing to the Open Source community!!

Nick Pavlica

On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 21:36, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hey guys,
>     I know that there has been a lot of speculation over Novell, SuSE,
> Gnome, KDE and Mono with today's announcement.
>     We can say that once the acquisition is completed that:
> 	* Novell/SuSE will continue to distribute KDE and Gnome.
> 	* Novell/SuSE will include Ximian Desktop build,
> 	  as it is a more fine tuned desktop than the default Gnome
> 	  build they ship.
> 	* Novell is commited to build an stable ISV platform (you can
> 	  read my blog for some thoughts on this).
> 	* Gtk+, the Gnome platform and Mono use the right licensing
> 	  terms for creating an ISV platform.
> 	* We will continue to work on open source projects, and work
> 	  in the best way to offer a complete Linux stack.
>     And lastly, just remember that Nat and myself are in charge of
> Novell's Linux Desktop Strategy, so we will do the right thing ;-)
> Love,
> Miguel.
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