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Re: ACTION: Jirka to send pointers about ISO fast track process

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 16:31:53 +0900
Message-ID: <46383E69.4040101@w3.org>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
CC: public-i18n-its@w3.org

Jirka Kosek wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> there is a short summary of ISO fast-track and PAS procedures.
>
> All procedures of ISO/IEC JTC1 (this is ISO committee responsibile for
> IT) are described in ISO/IEC JTC1 Directives
> (http://www.jtc1sc34.org/repository/0856rev.pdf).
>
> There are two procedures for adopting already existing standards as ISO
> standard -- fast-track and PAS (described in sections 13 and 14 in the
> directives). Fundamentally both procedures are very similar, the
> difference is in subject who can initiate process.
>
> Any P-member (national body representing particular country in ISO) or
> liaison A organization can submit existing standard to fast-track
> process. PAS submission can submitted by anyone, but at the start of
> process ISO has to evaluate submitter, settle IPR issues and so on. The
> rest of both processes (voting, length) is almost identical.
>
> From the following page http://www.w3.org/2001/11/StdLiaison#ISO it
> seems that W3C has only *C* liaison with ISO. This is not sufficient,
> *A* liaison is required for fast-track submission. So if my reading of
> ISO directives is correct there are two ways how to make ITS
> international standard:
>
> 1. W3C can submit it to PAS process.
>
> 2. We can find some country which national body will submit it to
> fast-track process.
>   

many thanks for the summary, Jirka. Does anybody has a contact to an ISO 
national body who would submit it? I will check in Japan.

Felix

> That is.
>
> 			Jirka
>
>   
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