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NewsForge: OpenLindows.com: Wherefore Art Thou?

Aug 27, 2003, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"I ran across a curious website recently: OpenLindows.com. The name alone intrigued me. It gave rise to speculation about a weird mix of free-as-in-beer and free-as-in-speech alternative to the $99/year Click-N-Run software subscription offered by LindowsOS, the most Windows-like/proprietary Linux distribution out there. This is a report on what I found, and perhaps even more importantly, what I didn't.

"When you visit OpenLindows.com for the first time, you can't help but notice two things: its reason for being and a disclaimer. Right up front it says 'OpenLindows.com is the home of the Open Source development for Lindows OS.' Down at the bottom of the page it says: 'This site is not officially endorsed by Lindows.com...'"

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