internetnews.com: For Linux Lovers, Safety Comes in Groups
Nov 28, 2005, 14:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)
"If Microsoft is the big cat prowling the Serengeti of software
with its Windows operating system, companies that promote Linux are
playing the part of elk, banding together in protective herds.
"In a 30-day span, four groups backed by a number of companies
pledging their allegiance to open source software launched with an
emphasis on propagating Linux in a world where Windows reigns.
"Their common goal?
"Unifying what has long been a highly fragmented collection of
movements to make Linux more palatable to commercial businesses
that want to run alternative platforms to run computer