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

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at
Tue Nov 3 13:36:59 UTC 2009

Sean DALY <sean.daly at> writes:

> "However, public administrations may decide to use less open
> specifications, especially in cases where […] all cooperating
> organisations already use or agree to use the same technologies."

How neat. So, if some organisations do *not* agree to use a closed
technology, they are *by definition* not counted as “cooperating

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