"The Board of the Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC) announced
today that it would unveil a single unified specification for an
embedded Linux platform to its 124 member companies. This
specification, and its associated test suite, will provide a
rallying point for the embedded Linux industry and avoid possible
fragmentation in this fast moving market."
"Prompted by the collective interests of the ELC Board acting on
behalf of a proactive membership, this move is a first because it
presents the industry with a unifying platform for pervasive
computing devices at an exceptionally early moment. As such, an
embedded Linux platform would constitute a viable, durable and
exceptionally competitive choice for any company considering
investment in today's legacy alternatives."
"The ELC Board announced that it plans to endorse a unified
specification (ELC Platform Specification), which will reference
existing specifications such as the POSIX 1003.13 PSE 52 and PSE
53, the Single UNIX Specification, and the Linux Standard
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