Vendors Team on Debian-Based Enterprise Linux
Interesting article on eweek.com
"Vendors Team on Debian-Based Enterprise Linux
The trio of companies is also said to be looking for other Linux
partners. In particular, companies such as Xandros Inc. that already
use Debian as the basis for their distributions are said to be being
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Since it's only rumors I think the Mandriva, Turbolinux and enterprise
LInux are wrong, but the
other stuff makes sense.
The following statement"
Why? Because, he said, "The world doesn't want or need yet another
'enterprise' Linux distribution. The whole point is to standardize
around a very limited set of well-qualified, well-known, well-branded
options so that ISVs have a suitable set of development and deployment
is also flawed because what the companies are trying to do is most
likely to agree to build from Debian, work for LSB compliance, share
packages and reduce the development cost. Not to create a new
An application vendor can then create one deb package for all distros.