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Open Cloud Initiative sets out principles

Jul 27, 2011, 19:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by djwm)

"OCP mandates open formats and interfaces, interoperability and freedom of movement for users between systems. It expects vendors to cooperate with freely available, patent free or royalty free, standards and collaborate in open processes. Although open source does play a key role in the OCP, it only requires 'multiple full, faithful and interoperable implementations' of standards with at least one implementation being open source, so as to provide users with one open alternative."

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