TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Fanning, Betsy
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Infonomics;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37595946

 

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