Tag Archives: OpenStandards

W3C Celebrates Two Years of OpenStand

Two years ago, IEEE, the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced a set of principles for modern standards development under the banner OpenStand. As one measure of the usefulness of the OpenStand principles, I decided to compare them with the Open Standards Principles […]

World Standard Day (WSD)

October 14th was chosen in 1946 to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardization to the global economy. Last year for the WSD, we celebrated the creation of OpenStand, as a way to crystallize the principles of standardization used to create and evolve the Internet and the Web. This […]

UK Government Consultation on Open Standards

The W3C has formally submitted its response to the UK Government's consultation on the use of Open Standards for software interoperability, data and document formats. In essence, we believe that the Web proves that in the areas of direct interest to this consultation, the use of open standards, published under royalty free terms, is an enormous engine for innovation.