[lsb-discuss] Potential overlap with freedesktop.org?

Mats Wichmann mats at wichmann.us
Thu Apr 3 00:43:58 UTC 2014

On 04/02/14 18:21, Robert Schweikert wrote:
> Hi,
> In a discussion about user naming on the openSUSE factory list [1][2],
> Greg KH pointed out that there may be potential overlap with
> freedesktop.org and our chosen direction after LSB 5.0.
> I can see areas where this potential exists, but I am not certain if
> there is reason for concern.
> From my point of view our focus on testing, ISV and potentially admin
> issues looks at the world form a different angle. That's not to say that
> there will not be areas where close collaboration with freedesktop.org
> may be a good thing but I still think there is sufficient distinction.
> Just wanted to share this on this list to expand the circle of awareness.

Sure, worth keeping in mind.  It was no problem in the old model: if fdo
had forged a nice consensus on something, LSB could include it by
reference - and would stay out of the way until that happened.  So no
conflict there at all.

More information about the lsb-discuss mailing list