Open Software Foundation


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Open Software Foundation

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(OSF) A foundation created by nine computer vendors, (Apollo, DEC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Bull, Nixdorf, Philips, Siemens and Hitachi) to promote "Open Computing". It is planned that common operating systems and interfaces, based on developments of Unix and the X Window System will be forthcoming for a wide range of different hardware architectures. OSF announced the release of the industry's first open operating system - OSF/1 on 23 October 1990.
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and Motif are registered trademarks of Open Software Foundation, Inc.
Founded in 1988, the Open Software Foundation delivers technology
OSF and Open Software Foundation are registered trademarks of the Open Software Foundation, Inc.
NOTE: OSF, the OSF logo and the Open Software Foundation are registered trademarks of the Open Software Foundation, Inc.
NOTE: OSF, OSF/Motif, Motif and Open Software Foundation are trademarks of the Open Software Foundation, Inc.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Software Foundation today announced that its Board of Directors approved the Complex Text Layout (CTL) Pre-Structured Technology (PST) proposal at its meeting on December 7, 1995.
Travis also served as Director of Web Technologies and Business Area Manager while at Open Software Foundation Research Institute, and held various positions while at Hewlett-Packard Company.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Software Foundation today announced the success of its third Interoperability Festival (I-FEST) event at corporate headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Allen has also held various senior management positions at Open Software Foundation, Prime Computer, State Street Bank, and Honeywell, Inc.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Software Foundation today announced the formal signing of the Joint Development Agreement for the further enhancement and evolution of the Common Desktop Environment (CDE) and OSF/Motif under the Open Software Foundation's Pre-Structured Technology (PST) development process.
In 1990, O'Donnell was selected to represent HP on special assignment to the Open Software Foundation where, as project manager of the OSF/1, she supervised a 100-person development team in building a portable, Unix-based operating system that spanned three architectures.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Software Foundation today announced that David Tory has announced his resignation as President and CEO of the Open Software Foundation, effective September 15, 1995.

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