Alan Cox, infamous kernel hacker and Red Hat employee, gives us his
valuable opionion about the Linux Standard Base Project. He once again
debates the packaging issue and states one important fact: Nobody is
forced to make any use out of the LSB. If you don't like it, just don't use it.
Jordan K. Hubbard, one of the original founders of the FreeBSD project and
Non-LINUX signer of the inital LSB proposal submitted a lengthy editorial
dealing with a comparison of the past of UNIX with the future of Linux,
outlining possible similarities and describing faults that could be prevented.
This editorial has been removed at the author's request
Mark Bolzern, President WorkGroup Solutions, Inc., CEO Linux Mall and
Director Linux International, brings up some statistical facts regarding the
growth of the Linux community, mentions his conclusion on the "Linux vs. NT"
editorial posted on ZDNet and states the fact that no matter what you do
and how unimportant it may look like, you are able improve the future of
the Linux OS.
Erik Walthinsen, SEUL Project system architect, talks about the advantages that the LSB provides for the SEUL (Simple End User Linux) Project. He states several facts of a layered distribution leading into easier implementation of application specific components.
Ransom Love, General Manager of the OpenLinux Division at Caldera, Inc. states several facts regarding the positive meaning of the LSB for commercial support (ISVs) as well as for providers of Linux Business Solutions.
Eid Eid, President of Corel Computer Corp., comments the Linux Standard Base Proposal as a whole.
Ted Cook, Director Linux International, President and CEO of Enhanced Software Technologies, sent in his editorial dealing with the Linux market share and the Linux Standard Base proposal. He summarizes the first LSB meeting with it's key features and discusses the fact some distributions refuse to participate in the LSB Project.
Herng-Jeng Jou, creator of Scientific Applications for Linux wrote an editorial about optimized machine code, basic scientific libraries and improvements to make Linux the primary choice of a high performance developer/research platform.
Larry Augustin, Director Linux International, President VA Research writes about the future of Linux and the fact that the only thing that can stop Linux from being a successful OS is us.
A preliminary editorial about the recently published Linux Base System proposal by Mark Bolzern, Director Linux Intermational, CEO Linux Mall, and President WorkGroup Solutions.
The first writeup of the Linux System Base Proposal, signed by multiple players in the Linux community.
Robert's followup editorial addressing incorrect statements and proceding further on regarding the Linux Standard Base issue.
One Linuxers Opinion, the initial editorial regarding the Linux Standard Base issue by Robert Current