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Common Open Software Environment. An initiative by Hewlett-Packard, Sun, IBM, Novell, Univel and SCO to move toward consistency and interoperability between Unix suppliers.
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COSE(Common Open Software Environment) Pronounced "cozy." An alliance of major Unix vendors dedicated to standardizing open systems. In 1993, its first specification was the CDE (Common Desktop Environment), a user interface based on Motif. COSE has since disbanded, and CDE is now governed by X/Open.
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