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  • n. The condition of being standard


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  • Did you manage to think that, should OpenOffice or other office application (even an open-source small implementation) find that Office cannot produce 100\%-compliant file, they could start a litigation and would 99,99999\% win just because of ISO "standardness"?


  • Scott McLeod pointed to an article on the end of teacher sameness and loyalty, which predicts that teachers unions 'hold will erode as teachers' roles get more varied (flaunting the unions 'goal of a totally consistent and standard teaching remit); in time, they'll just fade away as fewer teachers "fit" their criteria of standardness.

    tribal self-preservation

  • Actually one of the things I really appreciate about OSX is the standardness of Keyboard shortcuts across just about every application.

    Why I Didn’t Buy A Mac | Lifehacker Australia

  • I think the point about “standardness” has to do with adequate description of the methodology by Mann.

    Perverse PCs « Climate Audit

  • Other than that “standardness” is a semantic argument.

    Perverse PCs « Climate Audit

  • But as TCO says, “standardness” is ultimately semantic; the real issue is the effect of the method which in the present circumstances is to mine for hockey stick shaped series.

    Perverse PCs « Climate Audit

  • Some people are just physically larger without necessarily being “fatter”, and the supposed standardness of sizing leaves a lot to be desired.

    On that Dove Ad Campaign and Unruly Fat

  • The result seems to be a fairly large number of people who now believe less used of countables to be wrong, though its standardness is easily demonstrated.

    Language Log

  • The backing track is more than a little tinny for all its SAWey standardness.


  • bin Laden's source is the pan-Islamic fundamentalist who believe the West and infidel has a conspiracy to exploit them, strengthened by the percieved double-standardness in dealing with Palestine, Iraq in 1980-2000, Iran's Pahlevi, Saudi's dictators, etc.

    The blueprint for action needs to tackle the source of 4GW - examples: Lebanon, Afghanistan and Iraq


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