Commentary on the formal announcement of the IBM Standards
… responses to the publication of the IBM Standards Principles. As I hoped, they raised some issues and started some debates. [….]
The principles themselves are meant to be taken as a whole and are written, I think, in a positive, constructive way. […]
These principles demonstrate IBM’s continued and expanded support for open standards, as well as the importance they hold for our customers. We are strengthening our commitment to open standards and the value they bring to all.