UniForum

UniForum

(UniForum Association, Annapolis, MD, www.uniforum.org) A membership association of computer professionals dedicated to advancing open systems. Founded in 1981, membership includes access to the online "Open Systems Products Directory," a 9000-strong, vendor-neutral listing of open systems products and services. Also available are other technical and standards publications, discounts on products and services and eligibility to serve on committees and the Board of Directors.
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"I think it's important to open the University of Oslo for all types of voices, but Henry Kissinger is behind many questionable events both in Latin America and, not least, Indochina, that indirectly have cost many thousands of lives," Benedicte Bull, a professor at the University of Oslo, told Uniforum.
Founded in 1996, Megamind serves as the training subsidiary to the UniForum Association, a not-for-profit, vendor-neutral association with organizational offices worldwide.
The push for such a standard came first from a UNIX user group founded in 1980 by Bob Marsh and called, after the convention of file hierarchies in the UNIX interface, "/usr/group" (later renamed Uniforum).
It's no coincidence that the news goes hand in hand with the boilerplate of the week which should probably read 'Unix is back'; and renewed talk of 'open systems.' UniForum, the US Unix association - albeit a somewhat different organization to the one which operated during Unix's glory days in the 1980s - has put its name to a Wide Open World Open Systems Computing Conference & Expo to be held between April 27 and 29 next year in Washington DC.
* The Uniforum Association: http://www.uniforum.org