LinuxDevices: 1st Multivendor Embedded Linux Standard Nears Release
Nov 21, 2002, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
"The Embedded Linux Consortium's board of directors has started
the clock on final review of version 1.0 of the ELC Platform
Specification, according to an announcement sent to the ELC's
members. The draft spec was completed by the platform spec working
group in late October, triggering a 45-day review period that will
culminate in a vote cycle authorizing public distribution of the
world's first Embedded Linux standard.
"'If all goes as planned, an API-centric standard (V1.0) for the
construction of embedded Linux platforms will be in public hands
before year's end,' said Shohat.
"The international group is employing an API-centric approach to
standardization of a Linux computing platform specifically for
embedded applications. The core platform will initially cover basic
OS services that must be supported in any compliant embedded Linux