ZDNet UK: Linux Lab Draws More Big Names
Dec 12, 2003, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Novell and Network Appliance have joined the Open Source
Development Labs, one of the main groups promoting the business use
of Linux and other open-source software.
"The companies said this week they had signed up to the OSDL,
which is funded by a group of companies that includes IBM,
Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sun Microsystems and Red Hat.
"Besides testing and developing the Linux kernel (the heart of
the operating system), the lab directs numerous projects aimed at
creating enterprise-focused Linux applications, including database
software and a specialised version of Linux for the
telecommunications industry. The OSDL also employs and provides
legal representation for Linus Torvalds, the originator of