|| ||"Jolene Watkins" <jwatkins-AT-progeny.com>|
|| ||Progeny announces first LSB-certified Debian distribution.|
|| ||Mon, 26 Jan 2004 15:45:41 -0500|
Following on the heels of a successful LinuxWorld, Progeny and the Free
Standards Group will announce tomorrow that Progeny has obtained LSB 1.3
certification for its Platform Services Componentized Linux core, based
on Debian sarge. This core is available to our customers as part of any
customized platforms that we create for them and will also be freely
available as a download at http://platform.progeny.com .
01.27.04 - Progeny announces first LSB-certified Debian distribution.
Indianapolis, IN - January 27, 2004. Progeny has received LSB 1.3
certification for its Platform Services Componentized Linux core (more
information at http://platform.progeny.com), based on Debian sarge. This
represents the first LSB-certified Debian-based distribution. Progeny
has also joined the Free Standards Group as a Gold member.
"Debian is a classic example of the power of the open source development
model. By bringing together Debian and the leading standards group, we
can help further open standards and strengthen the Linux ecosystem,"
commented Ian Murdock, Debian founder, chairman and chief strategist of
Progeny. "Progeny looks forward to continuing our work with the Debian
Project to help the official Debian releases achieve and maintain LSB
compliance and certification."
"The LSB Certification of Debian, the leading community Linux
distribution, ensures compatibility with other Linux distributions,
making it easy for application developers to run on Debian and for users
and customers to deploy Debian," noted Scott McNeil, executive director
of the Free Standards Group.
Progeny's Platform Services combines our technology, expertise and a
componentized Linux to create and maintain customized Linux
distributions for customers. Our Progeny Transition Service provides
security updates for legacy Red Hat(r) Linux(r) distributions.
Progeny is the leading independent provider of Linux platform
technology. With more than a decade of experience building Linux
solutions, Progeny's Linux experts pioneered a number of the
technologies and best practices that shape the Linux landscape today.
Progeny was founded by Debian Linux creator Ian Murdock.
For more information about Progeny, visit http://www.progeny.com.
About the Free Standards Group
The Free Standards Group is an independent nonprofit organization
dedicated to accelerating the use and acceptance of free and open source
software by developing and promoting standards. Supported by leaders in
the IT industry as well as the open source development community, the
Free Standards Group fulfills a critical need to have common behavioral
specifications, tools, and ABIs across Linux platforms. More information
on the Free Standards Group is available at
Progeny is a trademark of Progeny Linux Systems, Inc. Linux is a
trademark of Linus Torvalds in the U.S.A. and other countries. Red Hat
Linux is a registered trademark of Red Hat, Inc. All other trademarks
and trade names are property of their respective owners. Progeny and
Progeny Transition Service are not affiliated with Red Hat, Inc. or Red
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