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LinuxPlanet: IBM Chiphopper Throws Platform Doors Open for ISVs

Feb 15, 2005, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"One of Linux' greatest strengths has always been the ability to place the kernel and much of the attendant operating system on many different platforms. Proponents of Linux will often point to this capability as a selling point. Opponents will also point to the same thing and argue that while in theory such capabilities are all well and good, actually implementing software solutions for many platforms is a detriment against developing for Linux.

"Today's announcement from IBM promises to completely negate this argument, and move multi-platform development for Linux from theoretical to practical..."

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