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Mar 28, 2002 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Boston, MA — (press release excerpt) — The third annual GNOME User and Developer European Conference (GUADEC), will bring developers, GNOME Foundation leaders and individual, business and government GNOME users to Seville, Spain next month. The conference is a unique forum for highlighting the capabilities of GNOME, the user environment for desktops, networked servers and portable Internet devices. GUADEC will also feature meaningful discussions of the future direction of GNOME development.

“The GNOME Project has more than 700, mostly volunteer, developers worldwide,” said Timothy Ney, GNOME Foundation executive director. “GUADEC is a unique event that brings these talented individuals together to discuss and demonstrate their work and to build roadmaps for future development. The energy and enthusiasm they bring to GUADEC is tremendous.”

GUADEC is being held April 4-6, 2002 in the Escuela Superior de Ingenieros in Seville, Spain. The program boasts a stellar lineup of speakers, including Jon “Maddog” Hall of Linux International, Miguel de Icaza, GNOME Foundation president and CTO of Ximian, Inc. and Jim Gettys, Principle Member of Technical Staff, Cambridge Research Laboratory, Compaq Computer Corporation.

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