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A consortium with the aim of creating a multi-vendor open computing environment based on the Motorola 88000 RISC processor family.

88Open

A consortium founded in 1988 that provides information and certification for the Motorola 88000-based platform. Companies such as Data General, Encore and Harris offer products using the 88K chips.
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ApTest's founders were the key managers of the 88open Consortium, an industry coalition focused on application interoperability testing.
While at Data General, she co-founded the 88open Consortium, which defined the first binary compatible platform for RISC architecture.