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eWeek: Linux Extends Its Reach

Sep 22, 2004, 01:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Scot Petersen)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"The newly hatched Linux Standard Base 2.0, and the support from much of the industry that the Free Standards Group announced last week, are significant for many reasons, but they should not be confused as a new united front against Microsoft.

"The FSG's LSB 2.0, which was released late last month, gives Linux platform vendors a common base on which to write applications. Ideally, LSB would ensure that applications written for Linux will run as readily and perform as well on a Red Hat distribution on Hewlett-Packard or Dell hardware as a Novell SuSE distribution does on IBM hardware..."

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