1037 days ago
It now contains information on several hundred distributions. It was originally published on May 31, 2001, and is maintained by Ladislav Bodnar.
The site maintains extensive comparison charts detailing differences between the package sets and software revisions of different distributions.
It also provides some general characteristics of distributions such as the price and the supported processor architectures.
There is also a Distrowatch weekly (often abbreviated DWW) that comes out on Monday "as a publication summarising the happenings in the distribution world on a weekly basis".