"In addition to porting its iPAQ handheld device to Linux,
Compaq has started an Open Handheld Program to stimulate research
on handheld devices."
"Compaq is expected to offer further information on the Open
Handheld Project at the USENIX conference in San Diego, June 19-22.
USENIX's annual technical conference is scheduled to feature Linus
Torvalds, Linux's creator, who will host a Linux Birds of a Feather
"In the meantime, the Web site is already functional and
promises to guide researchers and Open Source developers through
the development tools, code, executable files and additional site
links that they may find helpful. The site is designed to be a
vendor-neutral repository of useful information, says a company
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