"The Desktop Linux Summit (DLS) 2006 kicked off yesterday in the
Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego. The summit, now in
its fourth year, was created by Linspire, but it has outgrown its
uni-distro roots, with sponsors and speakers coming from competing
Linux vendors such as Mandriva, Novell, Red Hat, and Ubuntu. An
opening day crowd of more than 600 attendees heard a range of
speakers reflecting that diversity.
"DLS isn't the only game in town. A Microsoft summit of some
kind is running in the convention center nearby, and other
conferences are being held in the same hotel..."