Open Standard

An open standard is a standard that is publicly available and has various rights to use associated with it, and may also have various properties of how it was designed (e.g. open process). There is no single definition and interpretations vary with usage.The terms "open" and "standard" have a wide range of meanings associated with their usage. There are a number of definitions of open standards which emphasize different aspects of openness, including of the resulting specification, the openness of the drafting process, and the ownership of rights in the standard.
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    … and services than anything we have today. Damian Rollison is vice president of product and technology at Universal Business Listing, a company dedicated to promoting online visibility for local businesses. He holds degrees from University of California, Berkeley and the University of Virginia, where he worked at the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities. He can be reached via Twitter. …

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  • Google's Physical Web and its Impact on Search

    … - and not have to download an app first. Everything should be just a tap away. At the moment this is an experimental project which is designed to promote establishing an open standard by which this mechanism could work. The two key elements of this initiative are: URLs: The project proposes that all 'smart devices' should advertise a URL by which…

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    … developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999. SVG images and their behaviors are defined in XML text files. Super fast, super sharp rendering of images inside the browser. Unlike image files (like .jpg, .gif, .png) themselves, SVG is light, loads quickly and adjusts to responsive sizing perfectly. SVG’s XML based schema lends…

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