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05.04.09

Red Hat: We Should Probably Look at Switching out Tomboy with Gnote in the Fedora 12 Panel Configuration

Posted in GNOME, GNU/Linux, Mono, Novell, Red Hat at 6:06 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Fedora might get rid of Tomboy and have Gnote replace it

TONY MANCO has just found this interesting part of an ongoing thread in the Fedora Desktop mailing list, where a Red Hat employee says:

We should probably look at switching out tomboy with gnote in the f12 panel configuration. Not sure what to do about upgrades, though. Obsoleting tomboy wouldn’t be right…

Fedora has already removed Tomboy from the Cambridge Live CD, so Gnote would be a good fit. Gnote is already entering Fedora, but it will be more interesting to see if it totally displaces Tomboy (and dethrones Mono) in the process.

“There is a substantive effort in open source to bring such an implementation of .Net to market, known as Mono and being driven by Novell, and one of the attributes of the agreement we made with Novell is that the intellectual property associated with that is available to Novell customers.”

Bob Muglia, Microsoft President

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