was: Re: [lpi-discuss] RE: Linux Professional Institute changes...
G. Matthew Rice
matt at starnix.com
Tue Dec 5 10:24:24 EST 2006
Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> writes:
> Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> > To your credit, SuSE _did_ release a 103 exam for the short-lived, and clearly "rushed to market" after Novell's acquisition (probably to appease those independent trainers who licensed its materials and ran the courses), SCLP.
> A long and painful-to-recall precursor to the SCLP was the ill-fated
> United Linux Certification Program.
> UL was going to do then what Ubuntu has done now, with all four original
> UL partners (Caldera, SuSE, Turbo, Conectiva) contributing to the
> supplemental certification program. UL had in development both a "103"
> and "203" exam, to allow for its own two levels of supplemental
In fact, that's the way the Ubuntu cert is labelled. There's a UCP-1 tied to
the LPIC-1 and the door is open for a UCP-2 (or -3) if Canonical wants it.
There are other 103 exams in talks with various distros. I don't know if any
will come to fruition. Time will tell, I guess.
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