GNUstep Website Defaced

While updating my Objective-C Resources page, I visited the GNUstep website to check what's new, and was astonished to see the following headline:

GNUstep Shutting Down

GNUstep was initially created as a cross-platform, object-oriented framework for desktop application development. Based on the OpenStep specification originally created by NeXT (now Apple), GNUstep should have enabled developers to rapidly build sophisticated software by employing a large library of reusable software components. We, the GNUstep developers, however, believe that we have failed to achieve this goal.

After inquiring, it turned out this is nonsense and the website simply had been defaced, telling everybody that the project will cease development immediately, and that developers should use MacOSX and Cocoa instead:

Screenshot of defaced GNUstep website

All is well again. The site has been restored, and the GNUstep project certainly is not dead.

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