At the Embedded Linux Conference Europe
, Tim Bird, architecture chair of the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum
(CELF), announced that the organization was joining the Linux Foundation. Bird said that CELF "couldn't be more happy to have the opportunity
" to work within the LF. Jim Zemlin, LF executive director, congratulated both organizations and mentioned that the LF would be doubling the funding that CELF currently puts into promoting embedded Linux. He also said that there would be some more information about the new Yocto project
—an effort to standardize the embedded Linux development environment—later in the conference.
Update: The Linux Foundation press release about the merger is available as well.
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