[cgl_discussion] Re: [OCF]draft 0.8 of the SAF Application
mika at osdl.org
Tue Jan 7 09:11:11 PST 2003
On ti, 2003-01-07 at 08:36, Timothy D. Witham wrote:
> I think that we will find that there is a bit of a gap between what
> the SAF has specified and the base functionality that the OS has to
> implement. I can't be sure as we (OSDL) haven't seen the spec but in
> talking to people who have it seems that the SAF is aimed more at
> application portability at the middleware level and not talking directly
> to the OS.
This of course is the direct result of SAForum being "OS agnostic", i.e.
the only thing they assume about OS is that it is POSIX compliant.
> But I think that the SAF folks want to resolve this so that we can
> start looking and determine what needs to be implemented as base OS
> functionality and start filling in the gaps.
This "filling the gap" between SAF and Linux is of course one of the
main goals of CGL-WG.
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