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NewsForge: ISVs Keep Linux Standard Base Rolling

Mar 31, 2005, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Having solidified backing from the major Linux distribution vendors and, more recently, new ISV (Independent Software Vendor) members who have helped shape it, the Linux Standard Base (LSB) has come of age and is now ready to be pushed in new directions to make it more usable and useful, according to Free Standards Group executive director Jim Zemlin.

"Zemlin, who last December indicated there was widespread support for LSB among the major Linux operating system and application vendors, commented on the now-public ISV support from companies such as BakBone Software, IBM, Levanta, Lymeware, MySQL, Novell, Oracle, UGS, and Veritas, as well as new FSG members Beijing Co-Create Software, Covalent, and other ISVs that have pledged support for the standard..."

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