internetnews.com: OSDL Bows New Carrier-Grade Linux Recs
Oct 09, 2003, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thor Olavsrud)
"The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) consortium unwrapped its
OSDL Carrier Grade Linux Requirements Definition version 2.0 (CGL
2.0) Thursday, in an effort to standardize the telecommunications
industry's needs when it comes to Linux.
"The CGL Requirements Definition is a public reference blueprint
for Linux distributions, large end users and Linux kernel
developers for building Linux kernel features and associated
libraries that are required by telecommunications carriers in their
"In the new release OSDL said it focused on security, high
availability and clustering. The consortium said the new
requirements define more than 40 new and enhanced features to
support Linux as a carrier-grade platform..."