[Accessibility] Charter Language RE Non-Linux Activity

Doug Beattie dbb at beatties.us
Fri Mar 16 07:47:46 PDT 2007

Janina and others.

Perhaps I miss read the paragraph below, but if not I believe there
should be a word addition to complete the meaning.

Shouldn't the phrase "as the more cross-platform LSB modules areq," be
changed to read "as the more cross-platform LSB modules there are,"?

I believe adding this one word, "there", completes the thought.

Hope things are going well for all. I've been so busy I have not
been able to join the calls lately, but do try to keep up on some
of what is going on.

Take care,

On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 01:30:19PM -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> We have the following language relating to some of our concerns in the
> FSG/OSDL merger in the LF Charter. We can discuss this during our call
> tomorrow.
> http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/LSB_Charter is the newly  
> approved LSB charter.  It concludes with the paragraph:
> "Note that, while the LF is a Linux organization, LSB workgroups may  
> work on standards that have broader applicability than just Linux.  
> Even within the LSB context, this is considered in scope and  
> encouraged, as the more cross-platform LSB modules are, the less  
> Linux-specific work an ISV has to do to target the Linux platform,  
> the more cost effective it will be to do a Linux port, and the more  
> likely it is that that Linux port will be done."
> We have been advised LF would also be willing to add  
> text to a page like <http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/ 
> Collaboration> to mention that cross-OS functionality is explicitly  
> within the scope of certain workgroups, like accessibility.
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