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IBM's New "I.T.Standards Policy" - and a Call for Wider Reform

Sep 29, 2008, 11:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"While IBM's standards activities are formidible, IBM still controls only one vote within any single standards organization. As a result, it will be significant to see whether it is successful in inspiring other companies (and particularly those that were its allies in the ODF-OOXML competition, such as Google and Oracle) to make statements of active support for these same principles."

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"The Linux Foundation applauds this action, and supports IBM’s call for raising the bar in the standards development process"

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