Internet Resources for Chapter 5

GUIs: Graphical User Interfaces

X Window

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Window_System

History of X (1996)

http://www.saao.ac.za/unix/node66.html
http://www.mark13.org/articles/wimp/xis10.txt

X.org foundation (manages X Window development)

http://x.org/

History of Project Athena (MIT)

http://web.mit.edu/acs/athena.html

History of XFree86

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XFree86#History

List of old window managers

http://cns.georgetown.edu/~ric/wm/

Date of Sun/AT&T agreement (October 1988)

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0TPY/is_n2_v214/ai_6211962

Date of formation of OSF (May 1988)

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0SMG/is_n12_v8/ai_6736112

Date of formation of UI (Dec 1989)

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0SMG/is_n5_v11/ai_10576476

History of KDE

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Using_KDE_:_History_of_KDE

Matthias Ettrich's original KDE Usenet posting

http://groups.google.com/group/de.comp.os.linux.misc/
  msg/cb4b2d67ffc3ffce

Photo: Matthias Ettrich

http://kde.org/people/gallery.php#ettrich

Gnome/KDE licensing issue

http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-list/
  2001-November/msg00130.html

About Gnome (early 1999)

http://www.linuxvalley.com/encyclopedia/ldp/lg/issue35/icaza.html

IBM Desktop Environments

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/aix/os/sysman/desktop.html

Total cost of ownership

http://www.darwinmag.com/read/110103/question74.html

CDE info

http://www.opengroup.org/tech/desktop/cde/cde.data.sheet.htm

Sun and Gnome

http://www.sun.com/software/star/gnome/faq/generalfaq.xml#q10

HP and Gnome

http://www.docs.hp.com/en/GNOME/



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