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Title: "Sharing Standards: Consensus versus Speed?"
Author: Roy Rada
Source: Communications of the ACM 38,10 (1995): 21-23
Publication Date: 2000
Free/Fee: Free Access
Reads: 3878
Abstract: One standards organization takes years to reach consensus, while another standards organization takes months. Although changes are occurring in the most famous and internationally powerful standards organization, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to speed its consensus process, the organization that makes Internet standards, the Internet Engineering Task Force, is much faster than ISO. Why?
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