Standard for our purposes refers to a "technical standard"

Standard as cited in the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA), includes all of the following:

  • Common and repeated use of rules, conditions, guidelines or characteristics for products or related processes and production methods, and related management systems practices.
  • The definition of terms; classification of components; delineation of procedures; specification of dimensions, materials, performance, designs, or operations; measurement of quality and quantity in describing materials, processes, products, systems, services, or practices; test methods and sampling procedures; or descriptions of fit and measurements of size or strength.

Standards have various Classifications such as:

Standard Organizational Entities may provide Standard compliance criteria.

Open Standard#

An Standard is a Standard in which is Public Domain

RFC Standards Track#

The RFC Standards Track is probably the best known Standards

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