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Some Necessary Background

  • Kai Jakobs
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Abstract

This chapter will first address various standards-related issues which are important for the subsequent analyses. This includes including definitions, a classification, and a description of today’s standardisation universe, as well as a discussion of the current standards life cycle. A brief closer look at what it actually takes to specify a standard that has the potential to survive in the market place will follow. Finally, some light will be shed on the various possible definitions of the crucial term ‘user’

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General Overview Information Infrastructure Standard Development User Participation American National Standard Institute 
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