The Distributions Take a Stand on Standards

Mr. Jacobowitz talks about standards with representatives of the various distributions by e-mail and at the LinuxWorld Expo.

Well, there you have it—the positions of the major distributions on the topic of Linux standards. As you can see, all positions have one major theme in common: a serious concern for the future of Linux Standards and a desire to see standards work for every user.

Norman M. Jacobowitz is a freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Seattle, Washington. He can be reached at