March 16, 2001
Linux standardization efforts move ahead
Author: JT Smith
"The effort to standardize the way Linux works has moved several steps closer to reality in the last two weeks. The effort, through Linux Standard Base (LSB) and several other projects, is Linux's answer to avoiding some of the fragmentation that split Unix--the operating system upon which Linux is modeled--into several incompatible versions. That fragmentation is one of the reasons Microsoft was able to make such progress with its more unified Windows products." More at CNET News.com.