CNET News.com: Linux leader says standard version will emerge
Oct 06, 2000, 19:25 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
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"'We will figure out a way that we will have a single, more
generic distribution that we will all use,'" said Paul Thomas, who
in June was named chief executive of TurboLinux."
"'The world doesn't need 150' versions of Linux, he said
Wednesday at a W.R. Hambrecht conference for open-source software.
'Consolidation will take place.'"
"Although standardization seems to fly in the face of the Linux
ethos, convergence in the end is a practical necessity. Corporate
customers detest getting bogged down in technical incompatibilities
and battles over standards and will curb adoption of a new
technology until these issues are resolved."
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