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The Open Group talks with Open Source advocates

At the UniForum Association's 1998 Spring Conference in Ocean City The Open group unveiled it's UNIX 98 specification to an audience that included some well known Open Source advocates like Eric Raymond. The two groups spontaneously started talking about what it would take to bring the UNIX 98 spec to Linux. Both parties concluded the dialogue should continue and there should be found a way to brand Linux. You will find more details on this discussion in the press release.
Another speaker at the conference was Ralph Nader, a well known consumer activist. He lauded the Open Source movement and cited TCP/IP and Linux as examples of what a free and interoperable computing marketplace can do. Read more...
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The Open Group talks with Open Source advocates

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