"Linux is endangered by the popularity of the businesses formed
to sell and service it, he said. Red Hat, Caldera Systems,
TurboLinux, and other Linux vendors can potentially stifle its
development by packaging a single standard for the OS, he
"'The problem is it's their standardization,' said Petreley, a
contributing editor toInfoWorld, founding editor of LinuxWorld, and
a Linux evangelist for Caldera Systems."
"'The distribution model is to sell the latest version [of the
OS],' he said. 'They crank out updates, and it's easy to do because
Linux innovates so fast.'"
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