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LWN: Jonathan Corbet -- Linux Certification, Two Competing Approaches

May 21, 1999, 23:27 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

In this hard hitting comparison taken from a Thursday evening BOF at Linux Expo, we see the clash of two business philosophies: community cooperation versus winner take all entrepreneurship. Thought provoking -- a must read.

"In one corner was Tobin Maginnis, proprieter of Sair, Inc. ( Tobin is putting together a commercial certification scheme..."

"In the other corner is the Linux Professional Institute (, a distributed group organized as a Canada-based nonprofit corporation. The LPI is pushing hard for community involvement in the certification process...'

Complete story.