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Uptime vs. TIA-942: Standard or guideline? | Edward van Leent

There have been many debates on the internet to discuss this topic including the confusion about its relation to codes and arguments about using a capital letter to indicate the term Standard. I think it is good to go back to one of the first definitions (as far back as 1667) which defined a Standard as ‘a specified principle, example or measure used for comparison to a level of quality or attainment’.  A guideline was defined as ‘A non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action, behaviour or outcome’.  These definitions of course still leave some level of interpretation about what exactly can be identified even to the point that some would argue that the both terms can be used for the very same thing. I would argue that a Standard has a few important factors;

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