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Old Unix and Linux 08-04-2014
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There is also a standard for Linux systems (the Linux Standard Base AKA LSB), but the last I heard, no Linux system has ever conformed to any version of the LSB either.
Could you elaborate on this point further. I mean if no one conformed to a standard how on earth is that standard still surviving. And also why is it there ??
Politics and marketing.

(I would be happy to discuss this further in person, but this in not an appropriate forum to go into the details of my personal feelings and interpretation of the facts behind this topic.)
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