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What is linux.com trying to achieve?

Jun 04, 2009, 00:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

[ Thanks to Sam Varghese for this link. ]

"The Foundation, formed by a merger of the Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group at the beginning of 2007, has gained a remarkable amount of press attention in its short existence, at times for its undemocratic approach to the dissemination of information.

"In the past, both executive director Jim Zemlin and one of its employees, Amanda McPherson, have tried to create their own publicity, Zemlin by interviewing Novell chief Ron Hovsepian.

"But such methods have been shown to bomb badly - ultimately it comes down to the fundamental question: which organisation would reveal its warts to the public? Every bit of media put out by a company, foundation or any other body puts a positive spin on what it disseminates. The glass is always half-full."

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