The Linux Foundation has put out a press releasedescribing the evolution of its new “Core Infrastructure Initiative,” which directs funding to developers of projects deemed to be both critical and short of resources. The first projects to be funded will be OpenSSL, OpenSSH, and the network time protocol (NTP) implementation. The steering committee for the initiative has been picked; it includes Alan Cox, Eben Moglen, Bruce Schneier, and Ted Ts’o. And a few more companies (Adobe, Bloomberg, HP, Huawei and salesforce.com) have added their support to the program.
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