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LinuxPlanet: Free Standards Group Has Goals in Sight

Feb 14, 2005, 16:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"To say that the Linux Standard Base has a lot of confusion surrounding it could be a bit of an understatement. But that is the challenge Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Free Standards Group, has facing him these days.

"Take, for instance, the recent announcement during the OSDL Enterprise Linux Summit that the FSG would be dividing the standard into modular elements, specifically to try to meet the multi-platform environments that Linux serves. This move to a modular set of standards was part of an evolutionary process, but unfortunately analysts and media members heard 'split' and 'divide' and drew some more negative conclusions about the fate of the LSB..."

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