Open Standards Holiday Deadline

noted this morningUK's Open Standards Consultation


There's useful source material from OSI, FSFE, W3C and FSF:

To get an idea of the vague negativity that the incumbent vendors have been injecting into the process, I also recommend Mark Ballard's most recent article. I saw just the same nit-picking sophistry at work at the final round-table consultation last week in London.

You don't have to be from the UK, and you don't even have to navigate the online surveys. Just writing a polite e-mail to the consultation address saying that you recommend the government policy conform to the OSI Open Standards Requirement would be significant. Please join in!

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