"Evans Data Corp's 2003 Linux Developer Survey is out, and this
year Evans brought in Nicholas Petreley--long-time Linux observer,
founding editor of LinuxWorld.com, and contributing editor for
InfoWorld--to analyze the survey results. To get some perspectives
on what the survey tells us about Linux developers' likes and
dislikes, we caught up with Nick and asked him what it was all
about. Here's what he had to say.
"What's the history of the Evans Linux developer
"Nick: This Linux Development Survey, Volume 1 2003 is the
seventh is the series. Evans started doing this in the first
quarter of 2000. It's been an evolving survey. The first survey was
pretty good, but as the technology has changed, it's evolved into,
hopefully, a much more valuable survey..."