The one kind of collaboration I'd like to see is in package management
At the very least, it would be nice if we could all standardize on an XML
format for describing packages. It would be nice for all of the
distributors to take a pristine, upstream package, modify it in their way,
and automatically come up with whatever their package manager needs by
making a few tweaks to the upstream XML, including a ref back to the
It would be a big job, but LSB might be able to do it...