What is an "Open Standard"— and how does it relate to "Open Source?"

Fanning, Betsy
March 2009
Infonomics;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p18
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the definition and characteristics of open standards. It is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standard that used and distributed for no fee. It is described of having the ability to appeal a decision and integrate alterations into the standard. It is said that open standards do not equal open source, but they will produce a good product when they teamed together.


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