"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..."