A standard and application programming interface (API) that makes it possible to design independent programs (components) that can work together on a single document. OpenDoc is being developed by a loose alliance of companies, including Apple Computer, IBM, and Lotus. Notably absent from this list is Microsoft, which is pushing an alternative standard and API called Object Linking and Embedding (OLE).
- OpenDocument Format
OpenDocument Format (ODF) is an ISO standard (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34N0681). An open file format enables users of varying office suites to exchange documents, such as text-based documents, spreadsheets, charts, or databases, freely with one another. Any software maker can ensure its own application can read and write this format.
A 3-D graphics language developed by Silicon Graphics. There are two main implementations: Microsoft OpenGL, developed by Microsoft Cosmo OpenGL, developed by Silicon Graphics Microsoft OpenGL is built into Windows NT and is designed to improve performance on hardware that supports the OpenGL standard. Cosmo OpenGL, on the other hand, is a software-only implementation specifically […]
The Open Host Controller Interface (OpenHCI) Specification for the Universal Serial Bus is a register-level description of a Host Controller for the Universal Serial Bus (USB) which in turn is described by the Universal Serial Bus Specification, released by Intel Corp. The purpose of OpenHCI is to accelerate the acceptance of USB in the marketplace […]
A shared identity service that enables users of multiple OpenID-enabled Web sites to sign in under one single profile, or single user identity. It’s a free and open standard under which users are able to control the amount of personal information they provide on Web sites, and in particular social networking sites (SNS). To use […]
An enterprise grade network management platform developed under the open source model. It consists of a community supported open-source project as well as a commercial services, training and support organization. As a network management platform, it provides several major feature categories: discovery, monitoring, events, data collection, and reporting. OpenNMS was started in 1999 and registered […]