Glyn Moody: EU Wants to Re-define “Closed” as “Nearly Open”

Sean DALY sean.daly at
Tue Nov 3 12:13:44 UTC 2009

Note section 5.2.1 of linked PDF document:

"However, public administrations may decide to use less open specifications, especially in cases where
open specifications do not meet the functional interoperability needs or the ones available are not
mature and/or sufficiently supported by the market, or where all cooperating organisations already use
or agree to use the same technologies."

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