Re: [fdn-ann] messaging statement
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: Russ Castronovo <Russ Castronovo eng sun com>
- Cc: Gnome <foundation-announcement gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [fdn-ann] messaging statement
- Date: 04 Aug 2000 14:17:40 -0400
I may have confused people, I meant "two releases" i.e. "one from
GNOME and one from Sun" and Bart meant "two releases" i.e. "two from
GNOME". I didn't like having a total of three releases. (You may have
been wondering why I thought three releases created tighter focus...)
Or maybe you knew what I meant. I'm not sure. :-)
Anyway, I'm happy to let the PR experts decide this one.
Russ Castronovo <Russ.Castronovo@eng.sun.com> writes:
> With respect, I must disagree.
> A central message of this announcement is that key companies are lining
> up behind GNOME to unify the Unix/Linux desktop and create the same
> robust develoment environment that exists for Win32, only better cause
> its open.
> GNOME indicating its not going to be devoting energy to alternatives to
> other projects (like browers and office productivity) that are already
> acceptably open is a Unity message.
> I might not put 250 words on it in the release, but it supports the
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Bart Decrem <email@example.com> writes:
> > > If you guys feel strongly about this, we could have two press
> > > releases, but it does end up making life more complicated.
> > >
> > FWIW I like the two releases better, since it keeps a tighter focus.
> > Havoc
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