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LinuxPlanet: New OSA Group Takes Alternative Tack On Linux/Windows Interoperability

Feb 14, 2007, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"At IDG's LinuxWorld OpenSolutions Summit today, ten enterprise open source players will launch the Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), a group that will bring together developers, systems integrators (SIs), and quite possibly Linux operating system (OS) vendors in a drive to further the commercial success of open source applications through better interoperability across Linux, Windows, and other environments.

"'This will not be a standards organization,' maintained Barry Klawans, chief technology officer (CTO) of JasperSoft, one of the OSA's founding members.

"Interoperability standards are already being addressed through other mechanisms, including the Linux Foundation, Klawans noted, during a briefing for LinuxPlanet..."

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