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OSI Supports Open Standards

ComputerWorldUK - Simon Phipps - The Open Source Initiative agreed what made a standard open back in 2006 and today collaborated with the Free Software Foundation on a press statement about it.

Back in 2006, a detailed discussion at the Open Source Initiative - where I am today a director - led to the creation of a statement about what makes a standard open, and a set of criteria for determining if the requirement was met and a standard compliant. Both are very simple as well as fully explained.

To save you the click-through, here's the OSI Open Standards Requirement and Criteria in full: