Re: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee It's Not 1970!
I personally believe that layering the LSB is a **good thing**, however (there is
always a however) the trap is that if you create to many layers, the possible
combinations of layers means that you don't have a standard at all, and your back
to square one. Layering can work if it is kept to two or three layers at most.
> On Sat, 25 Mar 2000, Greg Hayes wrote:
> > >
> > > We should have a base LSB spec which excludes X to let handhelds and other
> > > embedded applications be LSB compliant.
> > >
> > > Erik
> > >
> > Won't the handhelds use X to draw to the display?
> > Gregory Hayes
> > -
> Perhaps its a good idea to have a number of standard packets instead of
> one standard base. I meand LSB - level 1 may include the very basic set
> ( maybe just kernel and libc + some other very lowlevel stuff ). Level 2
> adds a little more and so on.
> Then when a software developer can look too the specs and decide wich
> level his application reuires. The linux distributors can have options in
> their installation to install up to a certain level.
> Well this is just a thougth....
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