Sounds good to me (as soon as we get our own house in order)|
I do think it is a positive step, but it takes more than PR and press
Please see my modest edits and emphasis below in the OpenStand
On 298//12 9:03 AM, Paul Nikolich wrote:
Dear EC Members,
I thought you would be interested in today's press release announcing
the set of principles in support of open standard development Steve
Mills shared with the 802 EC at the July plenary session.
Leading Global Standards Organizations Endorse ‘OpenStand’ Principles
that Drive Innovation and Borderless Commerce
IEEE, IAB, IETF, Internet Society and W3C Invite Other Standards
Organizations, Governments and Companies to Support Modern Paradigm for
Global, Open Standards
[PISCATAWAY, N.J., and WASHINGTON, D.C., United States; GENEVA,
Switzerland, and http://www.w3.org/ —29 August 2012]— Five leading
global organizations—IEEE, Internet Architecture Board (IAB), Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF), Internet Society and World Wide Web
Consortium (W3C)—today announced ....
The OpenStand principles demand:
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• cooperation among (and within) standards organizations;
• adherence to due process, broad consensus, transparency,
openness in standards development;
• commitment to technical merit, interoperability (which requires
effective coordination processes), competition, innovation and
benefit to humanity;
• availability of standards to all, and
• voluntary adoption.