November 24, 2003
Interview with freedesktop.org Members
Anonymous Reader writes "OSNews published a very interesting Q&A with the main members of freedesktop.org: founder Havoc Pennington, Keith Packard & Jim Gettys, Waldo Bastian and David Zeuthen. They discuss about the new freedesktop.org goals that now go further simple interoperability issues between DEs, accessibility, the role of KDE/Qt in the road to interoperability with Gnome/GTK+, the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and how it can help software to properly interact with hardware and lots of brand new X Server information and technical details (a project which aims to replace XFree86) and much more. Keith Packard also posted in the article a preliminary screenshot of a version of MacOSX's Expose window management feature, running on this new X Server."