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TechRepublic: Efforts afoot to keep Linux standard

Oct 29, 2000, 12:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Walton)

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"With the exploding popularity of Linux, several efforts have taken root to keep Linux from blowing apart at the seams, with different manufacturers and distributors corrupting the open-source nature of its code."

"This is no mean feat, considering the popularity of the UNIX-based operating system and the opportunities awaiting those who can tame its open-source origins. Three major cooperative initiatives announced in the last year and a half include:

  • The Linux Standard Base (LSB)
  • The GNOME Foundation
  • The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL)"
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