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 for de facto standard
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  de facto standard
  
     A widespread consensus on a particular product or protocol
     which has not been ratified by any official standards body,
     such as ISO, but which nevertheless has a large market
     share.
  
     The archetypal example of a de facto standard is the IBM PC
     which, despite is many glaring technical deficiencies, has
     gained such a large share of the personal computer market
     that it is now popular simply because it is popular and
     therefore enjoys fierce competition in pricing and software
     development.
  
     (1994-10-27)
  

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