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This page provides an overview of 9 articles related to 'open standard', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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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. The term "standard" is sometimes restricted to technologies approved by formalized committees that are open to participation by all interested parties and operate on a consensus basis. The definitions of the term "open standard" used by academics, the European Union and some of its member governments or parliaments such as Denmark, France, and Spain preclude open standards requiring fees for use, as do the New Zealand, South African and the Venezuelan governments. On the standard organisation side, the W3C ensures that its specifications can be implemented on a Royalty-Free (RF) basis. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Open standard)

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Metadata related to 'open standard' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'open standard': 9 (0.5% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'open standard' across all Ariadne articles: 8
  • Average number of references to 'open standard' per Ariadne article: 0.89
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'open standard': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'open standard': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'open standard':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ian peacock (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. alan hopkinson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. tigran zargaryan (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Web Focus: Institutional Web Management Workshop - The Joined Up Web

Brian Kelly reports on the "Institutional Web Management Workshop: The Joined-Up Web" event, held in Bath.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Web Focus: Hot News From WWW10

Brian Kelly reports on the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, held in Hong Kong on 1-5 May 2001.

June 2001, issue28, tooled up

Web Focus: A Standards-Based Culture for Web Site Development

Brian Kelly outlines strategies for choosing appropriate standards for building Web sites.

April 2003, issue35, tooled up

Unix: What Is mod_perl?

Ian Peacock explains mod_perl technology for supercharging the Apache Server.

September 1999, issue21, tooled up

Peculiarities of Digitising Materials from the Collections of the National Academy of Sciences, Armenia

Alan Hopkinson and Tigran Zargaryan give an overview of their experience of digitising paper-based materials in the Fundamental Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences, Armenia including some of the obstacles encountered during image processing and optical character recognition.

March 2012, issue68, feature article

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2008, issue56, news and events

Netskills Corner: NCSA Mosaic Web Browser

In this Netskills Corner, Brian Kelly describes a UK-Wide collaborative (combined directional Web and IRC chat-like system) meeting.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

Intute Integration

Angela Joyce, Jackie Wickham, Phil Cross and Chris Stephens describe Intute's ongoing Integration Project, which is promoting and developing integration of Intute content in the UK academic library community.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Get Tooled Up: SeeAlso: A Simple Linkserver Protocol

Jakob Voss combines OpenSearch and unAPI to enrich catalogues.

October 2008, issue57, feature article

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