July 12, 2006
IOSN Releases Publication on Open Standards
Khairil Yusof writes "This e-primer, with a foreword by Peter J. Quinn, introduces readers to what open standards are and why they are important. It explains the standard-setting processes and provides examples of open standards policies, initiatives and formats. It also addresses the challenges faced in implementing open standards. This publication is part of the Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) e-Primer Series produced by the International Open Source Network (IOSN). IOSN is an initiative of the UNDP Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme and supported by the International Development Research Centre of Canada."
- Open Source