"OStatic: What is the Linux Foundation trying
to achieve with LDN?
"Brian Proffitt: The idea of LDN is to provide
a living, breathing front to the Linux Standard Base (LSB). The LSB
is something the entire community needs... a set of standardized
specs that will give private and commercial developers a target to
which to write their apps. But it's one thing to say, 'hey, here's
this really cool LSB, code to this' and actually getting people to
understand why they should use the LSB and then understand how to
use the LSB. That's where the LDN comes in.
"And that's not just 'howto' from the 20,000-foot level. The LDN
will provide detailed tutorials and guidelines for developers (new
and veteran) to start coding their applications, appliances,
drivers. That's just the start, too. As Linux grows into areas like
cloud computing, embedded, the site will grow to accommodate those