FSG Announces the General Availability of Linux Standard Base 2.0
Wednesday September 15 2004 @ 05:21PM EDT

MarketWire: New Standard Will Prevent the Fragmentation of Linux and Increase the Number of Applications Available on the Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/14/2004 -- The Free Standards Group, a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and promoting open source software standards, today announced the availability of the Linux Standard Base (LSB) 2.0, an essential component for the long-term market success of Linux. Important new features delivered in this release include the long-awaited inclusion of a new application binary interface (ABI) for C++ and support for 32- and 64-bit hardware architectures. The Free Standards Group also announced today that the standard has earned support from the majority of Linux distribution vendors throughout the world, marking a significant stage in the deployment of a true global standard for Linux.

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