Open Group Announces "Developer Declaration of Independence"
Jul 27, 2004, 02:30 (4 Talkback[s])
[ Thanks to Nicholas
Clarke for this link. ]
"The Open Group today announced an industry-wide effort with the
support of IBM to promote the use of open standards to give
information technology customers freedom of choice and provide
interoperability among all vendors.
"The 'Developer Declaration of Independence' calls for the
adoption and protection of open standards by corporations,
governments, organizations, and individuals to ensure a fair
competitive marketplace--thus allowing all parties to compete
equally from the basis of a shared technology foundation and