A software development company since 1986
Standards: don't we love them, there are so many...
Synonyms: accepted, popular, classic, prevailing, recognized, authoritative, official, definitive, usual, customaryWe need another word when dealing with software development, the word "standard" does not mean what you think it means. None of the synonyms listed above apply to our use of the word "standard" .
Webster: a means of determining what a thing should be. standard applies to any definite rule, principle, or measure established by authority.