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The EC Software Directive

Work Study

ISSN: 0043-8022

Article publication date: 1 February 1991

Abstract

Discusses the draft version of the EC Software Directive in terms of the US involvement in the directive, the effect on hardware manufacturers, and the main lobbying groups. Considers the main provisions of the directive, and the major issues of concern: copyright of interfaces, maintenance, interoperability, compatible systems, competition, and open standards.

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Citation

Martin, J. (1991), "The EC Software Directive", Work Study, Vol. 40 No. 2, pp. 6-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002636

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MCB UP Ltd

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