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open standard

[¦ō·pən ′stan·dərd]
(computer science)
Freely distributed.
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Here's the breakthrough: XBRL (extensible business reporting language), a new global open standard for formatting financial information, makes reporting and analysis faster, cheaper and significantly easier to automate.
Ideas are invited on possible open standards based approaches to the challenges, from which one or more proposals will be developed.
Open technologies include open-source software, open standards and open hardware.
In the desktop space, common computing architectures and open standards had greatly reduced costs and prompted tremendous innovation in applications as developers seized the opportunity to work within openly accessible and widely deployed systems.

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