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EU Wants to Re-define "Closed" as "Nearly Open"

Nov 02, 2009, 18:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Here is what the leaked Version 2 has to say on open standards and open source: nothing.

"Instead, it has this incredible section on “Openness”:

""Within the context of the EIF, openness is the willingness of persons, organisations or other members of a community of interest to share knowledge and to stimulate debate within that community of interest, having as ultimate goal the advancement of knowledge and the use thereof to solve relevant problems. In that sense, openness leads to considerable gains in efficiency."

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