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APC Magazine: Linux Goes to Portland

Oct 21, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashton Mills)

"Without getting too deep into the philosophical and developmental debates, one of the greatest strengths of open source--freedom of choice and open code for anyone to work and develop on--is also one its weaknesses. In a world where everyone can do their own thing, standardisation and consistency aren't usually invited to the party. The LSB (Linux Standard Base) was one key step in helping to solve this, and now Portland is another.

"Many years ago now, from two completely separate toolkits, the popular Gnome and KDE desktops were born..."

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