The Open Web movement asserts a special role for public, cooperative, and standard World Wide Web communications; it opposes private, exclusive, proprietary Web solutions.
Computer scientist Tantek Çelik gives three aspects of the Open Web:
- publish content and applications on the web in open standards
- code and implement the web standards depend on
- access and use content / code / web-apps / implementations
- The Open Web standard is the Open Web Platform
- The Mozilla Foundation is a prominent advocate of the Open Web.
- Open Source facilitates the Open Web, and benefits from it.
- Open access (publishing) shares a similar philosophy to the Open Web, focused on scholarly articles.
- Creative Commons develops legal concepts related to the Open Web.
- Tantek Çelik. "What is the Open Web?". Retrieved March 29, 2011.
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- An Open Web, downloadable book at flossmanuals.net