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TechRepublic: Efforts afoot to keep Linux standard

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

"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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