dcsimg
Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.




More on LinuxToday


ConsortiumInfo: Meanwhile, in a Parallel Universe...

Dec 13, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andy Updegrove)

"There's another standards war story that's been running in the news over the past few days that has an eerie sense of familiarity. It goes like this: Two camps can't agree on a standard that is being developed within an existing, well-respected standards body. Eventually one camp takes its effort to Ecma International for approval and fast tracking to an international standard in order to outflank the first standards organization, and to thwart the success of the other camp. Now where have I heard something like that before...?"

Complete Story

Related Stories: