Computer standards

  • Created by: MaxNeath
  • Created on: 08-11-16 15:07
What is computer standards?
Computer standards are an agreed way of doing something.
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De facto standards
De facto standards are those which have been accepted as the best standard for their purpose.
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Examples of De facto standards
MP3, AAC, HTML
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De jure standards
De jure standards are those which have been approved by formal authorities like the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
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Examples of De jure standards
USB, FireWire, HDMI
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Proprietary standards
These are designed, created, maintained and controlled by a licence agreement which is owned by an organisation or individual.
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Examples of Proprietary standards
Microsoft office
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Open standards
Open standards are usually controlled by a Creative Commons licence or they are unlicensed.
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Examples of open standards
CSS, HTML, XML, SQL, RSS, HTTP.
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De facto standards are those which have been accepted as the best standard for their purpose.

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De facto standards

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MP3, AAC, HTML

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De jure standards are those which have been approved by formal authorities like the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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USB, FireWire, HDMI

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