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Motif FAQ (Part 2 of 9)
Section - 33) What is The Open Group?

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Answer: On February 14, 1996, X/Open and OSF merged to form "The Open Group".

which calls The Open Group a "New Organization to Improve Coordination of
Efforts to Develop and Implement Common Standards and New Technologies".  You
might also want to read other press releases from The Open Group and visit
their home page:

    http://www.opengroup.org/

Below is the announcement sent by OSF's Kristen Knotts...ksall@cen.com


    To: OSF.Support.Subscribers:;@osf.org
    Subject: X/Open & OSF Join to Form The Open Group
    Date: Wed, 14 Feb 1996 12:26:53 -0500
    From: Kristen Knotts <kjk@osf.org>

During a press conference at UniForum '96, officials of X/Open Company,
Ltd. and the Open Software Foundation (OSF), the two leading consortia for
the advancement of open systems, announced their consolidation into a new,
more powerful worldwide organization known as The Open Group.

The new entity has been formed to strengthen and streamline the entire open
systems process, including adoption of open systems specifications,
development of specification-compliant technologies, and promotion of their
use in the global enterprise computing marketplace.  Full information can
be obtained from The Open Group Web Site:

    http://www.opengroup.org/


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