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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  • Interconnectivity and the Mobile Mind Shift

    … location on Google Maps, and ordering a car with Uber, consumers would prefer one transaction that links all of these services effortlessly. Indeed, Google Maps recently updated its mobile interface, adding integration with both OpenTable and Uber. Similarly, Mapquest recently announced the addition of roadside assistance services through a deal…

    Damian Rollison/ Street Fightin Twitter- 10 readers -
  • 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…

    Moz Blogin SEO Google- 9 readers -
  • SVG Examples in Content Marketing

    …. I do think though, that if we work on the web, we need to understand how the web is built. On that note, check out SVG or “Scalable Vector Graphics”. What’s SVG? Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation. The SVG specification is an open standard…

    Richard Baxter/ SEOgadgetin SEO Content- 18 readers -
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