"An open standards row is brewing between the EC and a lobbying
group for software multinationals over a proposed European
framework on interoperability--a draft of which is due to be
published on 15 July.
"The Interoperable Delivery of European e-government Services to
Public Administrations, Businesses and Citizens (IDABC) arm of the
European Commission presented an outline of version two of the
European Interoperability Framework (EIF) at a meeting in Brussels