Standard that is openly accessible and usable by anyone.- Open standard
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Characteristic of a product or system to work with other products or systems.
Interoperability may be developed post-facto, as a special measure between two products, while excluding the rest, by using open standards.
Markup language and file format for storing, transmitting, and reconstructing arbitrary data.
The World Wide Web Consortium's XML 1.0 Specification of 1998 and several other related specifications —all of them free open standards—define XML.
File format for storing digital data, defined by a openly published specification usually maintained by a standards organization, and which can be used and implemented by anyone.
The range of meanings is similar to that of the term open standard.
Royalty-free (RF) material subject to copyright or other intellectual property rights may be used without the need to pay royalties or license fees for each use, per each copy or volume sold or some time period of use or sales.
Most open standards are royalty-free, and many proprietary standards are royalty-free as well.
The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS; ) is a nonprofit consortium that works on the development, convergence, and adoption of open standards for cybersecurity, blockchain, Internet of things (IoT), emergency management, cloud computing, legal data exchange, energy, content technologies, and other areas.
XML-based vector image format for two-dimensional graphics with support for interactivity and animation.
The SVG specification is an open standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999.
Any DRAM where the operation of its external pin interface is coordinated by an externally supplied clock signal.
Today, virtually all SDRAM is manufactured in compliance with standards established by JEDEC, an electronics industry association that adopts open standards to facilitate interoperability of electronic components.
Intellectual property right (usually a patent) that is, or may become, essential to practice a technical standard.
Compensation is adequate if it provides the licensor with the incentive to continue investing and contributing to the standard in future time periods.
File format developed by Adobe in 1992 to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
PDF was a proprietary format controlled by Adobe until it was released as an open standard on July 1, 2008, and published by the International Organization for Standardization as ISO 32000-1:2008, at which time control of the specification passed to an ISO Committee of volunteer industry experts.
Organization whose primary function is developing, coordinating, promulgating, revising, amending, reissuing, interpreting, or otherwise contributing to the usefulness of technical standards to those who employ them.
Among them are the OpenOffice.org, an Apache Software Foundation-sponsored international community of volunteers working on an open-standard software that aims to compete with Microsoft Office, and two commercial groups competing fiercely with each other to develop an industry-wide standard for high-density optical storage.