What does POSIX mean in General?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand POSIX in the Computing field in general and in the General terminology in particular.

Portable Operating System Interface based on UNIX

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What does POSIX mean?

: Portable Operating System Interface, a set of IEEE standards designed to provide application portability between UNIX variants.

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