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LinuxDevices: Consumer Linux Confab Turns One, Releases Spec

Jun 30, 2004, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Consumer Electronics Linux Forum (CELF) celebrated its one-year anniversary today by releasing its first Specification and Reference Implementation. The Specification is a 67-page document aimed at guiding system developers interested in creating or extending individual technologies in Linux for use in consumer electronic (CE) devices. The Reference Implementation is a fully patched source tree supporting nine target boards. CELF is an industry consortium chartered with steering the development of a version of Linux for use in embedded CE products.

"CELF is an industry consortium founded in July of 2003 by Matsushita, Sony and six other Asian CE giants in order to promote improvements to Linux that would make it better suited for use in CE devices..."

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