internetnews.com: Fighting Linux Fragmentation

“Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Free Standards Group, is
on a mission. He wants to prevent Linux from falling prey to the
fragmentation fate that befell Unix.

“Zemlin was among those talking at the LinuxWorld Canada show
here about the Free Standards Group and its latest Linux Standard
Base (LSB) certification version 3.1.

“The LSB specification is intended to provide interoperability
standards via a base set of APIs and libraries so ISVs can develop
and port applications that will work on LSB-certified Linux