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DesktopLinux.com: [DL.com] Drops Support for Lindows Desktop Linux Summit

Jan 17, 2003, 16:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Lehrbaum)

[ Thanks to Kevin Myrick for this link. ]

"DesktopLinux.com is withdrawing our support for the Desktop Linux Summit originated by Lindows.com. We were approached by Lindows.com during the LinuxWorld conference last summer, with a request to provide a 'platform' that could bring a vendor-neutral character to the conference. It was our impression that Lindows.com felt the conference was not drawing broad enough support from the Desktop Linux community and its vendors, and that they wanted to create a greater sense of vendor-neutrality by associating the conference with DesktopLinux.com.

"Our response was that we would be glad to do that, provided the conference was indeed going to be vendor-neutral. To ensure that, we asked that a 'Desktop Linux Summit Advisory Board' be formed, which would review and approve certain aspects of the conference such as its content, press releases, conference materials, etc., and this was accepted by Lindows.com..."

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