your downloading and testing pleasure. WARNING: This release does not include anything of use to end
users. It is a technology preview release of the development platform
only. It is also not yet fully parallel installable with GNOME
As soon as the mirrors update, you can get the release from: ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/pre-gnome2/releases/gnome-2.0-lib-alpha1 Pretty much everything in this release is new relative to GNOME 1.4. A few of the most notable new features are: * Full multi-lingual text support support and use of unicode text throughout * Powerful new tree and text widgets * Extensive accessibility support * A new CORBA ORB featuring smaller stubs skeletons, support for SSL, and and a better overall architecture * More standards-compliant XML library * XSLT library * Improved package configuration scheme * Unrelated libraries, as well as GUI and non-GUI parts of existing libraries, have been split into their own packages * Much cleanup and many other new features throughout the platform Love, The GNOME 2.0 Release Team"