March 6, 2002

Calling all Embedded Linux companies

Author: JT Smith

Anonymous Reader writes: The Board of Directors of the Embedded Linux Consortium has issued an
"open letter" to companies and individuals within the Embedded Linux Community, urging participation in next week's platform specification
project kickoff meeting:

"Independent market analysts predict that 2002 is a breakout year for embedded Linux. This forecast translates into two important realities for the embedded Linux community:

  1. "A narrow window of opportunity has opened for us to ride this wave of excitement -- we need to seize it NOW!
  2. "The more successful Linux becomes, the more it will be attacked.

"One of the most important tasks we can embark on together to exploit this opportunity is to construct a platform specification that ensures
embedded Linux will be widely adopted and grow into a highly profitable business ..."


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