the new registry -- possible future directions

Doug Ewell dewell at
Wed Aug 11 16:14:58 CEST 2004

Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft dot com> wrote:

> It just occurred to me that it might be a useful exercise to consider
> the potential applicability of ISO 11179 "Metadata Registries" to this
> registry. I'm not suggesting, though, that we should slow down
> development of the new RFC to redesign this registry to be an ISO
> 11179-conformant registry. One possibility, though, would be later for
> ISO TC 37 to formalize what's done here as an ISO standard, using the
> ISO 11179 framework (which various projects within TC 37 are already
> doing).

Is ISO 11179 available for free, or is there a free summary available?
Or can someone with access to ISO 11179 offer guidance?

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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