"Over the past week, some of the Linux desktop's foremost
developers gathered together in Portland, Oregon at the OSDL (Open
Source Development Labs) Desktop Architects Meeting to work further
on bringing order to the Linux desktop.
"According to John Cherry, the OSDL's Desktop Linux initiative
manager, there was a good turnout of about 45 developers from the
community, including major Linux vendors such as Novell and Red
Hat, and ISVs (independent software vendors) like Google and