The Standards Game

Archive for July 2008

 

A Summer Re-run: How to Subscribe to my Blog

It’s the season of summer re-runs on TV, so I thought I would broadcast my own re-run.  This week there is an advertisement in EE Times for the blogs of Synopsys’ Open Community, including mine.  For first-time readers and return readers who have to remember to visit, I thought it would be helpful to post […]

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The 4th Commandment for Effective Standards

Speaking of open standards, it’s a good segue to my 4th Commandment for Effective Standards: Be Truly Open.   This commandment is raising a particularly interesting question in the standards arena now that Web 2.0 is upon us.  What should be done about those bloggers in standards committees?! A colleague of mine is wrestling with this, too, […]

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An international definition of "open standards"

One of the biggest arguments in the standards arena is over the definition of “open”. It’s no wonder. “Open” means a lot of things. Check out some of these definitions from various dictionaries: This definition has been reaffirmed over and over by the GSC so it appears to be holding up well under scrutiny. Whether […]

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