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LinuxPlanet: The Scoop on Gelato: Intel & Free Standards Group to Join

Jul 15, 2004, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"The Gelato Federation, an industry consortium dedicated to advancing Itanium, is looking at adding about a dozen new member organizations by the end of this year, including Intel and the Free Standards Group. Meanwhile, in one of Gelato's open source projects, members are producing an IA-64 version of Eclipse, said Mark K. Smith, Ph.D, managing director of the federation.

"Housed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gelato was established early in 2002, spearheaded by Hewlett-Packard as founding sponsor and seven founding members from around the globe.

"'Gelato was kind of HP's brainchild. Yet we are an independent group, and we're now in the process of recruiting more funders,' noted Smith, who first came to Gelato later in 2002, after initial organizational underpinnings had been set..."

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