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Link OpenDocument by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
The OpenDocument format (ODF) is a free and open file format for electronic office documents, such as spreadsheets, charts, presentations and word processing documents. It is the standard used by office productivity applications such as Openoffice.org and KOffice.
Link IMAP by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
Internet Message Access Protocol supports both connected (online) and disconnected (offline) modes of operation. E-mail clients using IMAP generally leave messages on the server until the user explicitly deletes them. This and other facets of IMAP operation allow multiple clients to access the same mailbox. Most e-mail clients support either POP3 or IMAP to retrieve messages.
Link SyncML by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
SyncML is most commonly thought of as a method to synchronize contact and calendar information (Personal Information Manager) between some type of handheld device and a computer (personal, or network-based service), such as between a mobile phone and a personal computer.
Link W3C by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. W3C is a forum for information, commerce, communication, and collective understanding.
Document Validating Websites by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
A tool for web developers to make sure their websites are open standards compliant
Link IMAP4 IDLE by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
This document specifies the syntax of IMAP IDLE command, which will allow a client to tell the server that it's ready to accept such real-time updates.
Link IPP by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
Internet Printing Protocol
Link LSB by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
The Linux Standard Base delivers interoperability between applications and the Linux operating system. Currently all major distributions comply with the LSB. The LSB offers a cost-effective way for application vendors to target multiple Linux distributions while building only one software package.
Link LDAP by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 20, 2008 01:17 PM
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, or LDAP is an application protocol for querying and modifying directory services running over TCP/IP.
Link South African national standards body appeals against OOXML DIS 29500 by Khairil Yusof — last modified May 24, 2008 09:04 AM
In a letter sent to the General Secretary of the IEC (co-sponsor with ISO of JTC1), the SABS expresses its “deep concern over the increasing tendency of international organizations to use the JTC 1 process to circumvent the consensus-building process that is the cornerstone to the success and international acceptance of ISO and IEC standards.”
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