[OT] ISO/IETF processes and rules (Was: Ietf-languages Digest, Vol 74, Issue 1

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Sun Mar 1 21:29:45 CET 2009

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 10:11:50AM -0500,
 Anthony Aristar <aristar at linguistlist.org> wrote 
 a message of 107 lines which said:

> But it raises a recurrent issue for ISO standards.

Then, it is quite offtopic since this mailing list is devoted to work
around an IETF standard, not an ISO one. However the ISO works is not
on our agenda, we just use the result.

> yet the explanation for the oddities of that standard are known only
> to those who happen to be in a select group.

With IETF standards, it is much easier: you just browse several
thousands of messages on a public mailing list and you try to extract
something meaningful from this archive :-)

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