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Dispute about Europe-wide definition of open standards

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  • Started 6 years ago by whs
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whs
whs
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Interesting. Bottom line of the industry: Only money makes you really "free". I hope the EU persists.

http://www.heise-online.co.uk/.....s--/111051

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thegeek
The Geek
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The article is a little unclear... HTTP and DHCP are open standards already.

I assume the real dispute is that the corporations want their non-standard protocols to compete, for instance Outlook to Exchange uses a special undocumented protocol.

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