"The tech economy is finally on an uptick, if the .Org Pavilion
at a Linux show is any sort of litmus test. Interviewed before the
close of last week's LinuxWorld NYC 2004, project members reported
spotting a mix of suits and sandals.
"Several booths got more visits this time around from potential
business dealmakers, but nobody complained about that. The Debian
booth drew lots of traffic from Red Hat users seeking Fedora
"'LinuxWorld NY seems to have picked up quite a bit since last
year. A number of people have stopped by who want to make business
partnerships,' said Jeremy Garcia, founder and site administrator
of LinuxQuestions.org, a free Web site that answers users'
questions about Linux. The site runs forums about Red Hat and
Fedora, Arch, Debian, Mandarake, Slackware, Conectiva, and other
distributions, for example..."