Posted by: Anonymous
on April 14, 2008 08:35 PM
It does make sense to not have reporters at the workshops. It's about being able to freely discuss the issues of the day. Believe it or not, journalists aren't always welcome to discussions in the community open source projects as well. It's not just some business conspiracy.
That list you referred to was not created in the Desktop Architects Meeting I'm guessing. :)
The Linux Foundation doesn't really have much money or power. I think your article conflates the Summit with the Open Source world in general. Trust me, there are plenty of people here who care about the Linux Desktop. Those in the community as well as companies like Novell and Asus.
You apparently missed Jim Zemlin's point... so the Linux Foundation is for the large companies that make up its membership. So what? There are other organizations (the Gnome Foundation, the KDE e.V.) that are very much concerned with the Linux Desktop.
A representative for KDE at the Linus Foundation Summit