Industry research firm Aberdeen has published a report on the Free Standards Group (March 2002). Written by analyst Bill Claybrook, the report poses the question: “The Linux Standard Base: How Will It Benefit Linux?” Read the research abstract here . (Note: Access to the rest of the report requires registration.)
In the report, Claybrook writes:
Standards will bring a greater market share for Linux, allowing for its continuing growth, and everyone — developers, distributors, ISVs, systems vendors, and especially users — will benefit.