I normally don't like to write about open-source efforts until
they are fairly mature, but some ideas are just too good to
"One such effort is the newly announced OpenCD Project
(http://www.theopencd.org ). Its concept is very simple, so simple
in fact that if the current team fails to follow through on it, I
have no doubt that someone else will.
"The first premise of the OpenCD project is to deliver a number
of mature, useful, open-source desktop solutions on a single CD.
Now that is hardly unique, but the second premise may be: The goal
is to run on Windows and perhaps Mac OS..."