Gnome – status and future

Michael Meeks

After an extremely protracted development effort, Gnome
2.0 is approaching stability, while at the same time, a host of
exciting things is still happening on top Gnome 1.4. This talk
will present the compelling advantages of the Gnome environ-ment
and community.
A presentation of the new features in Gnome 2.0, particu-larly
from a porting, and programming perspective. GObject,
a new ORB, Gtk+ 2.0, pango and accessibility support.
A glimpse into the future of Gnome: 2.2 and beyond, and
some demonstrations of the latest, and greatest bits from both
Gnome 1.4 and 2.0, running side by side.