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Re: Internationalized CLASS attributes

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 19:51:41 +0200
Message-Id: <199610181751.TAA19088@dkuug.dk>
To: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, Martin J Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>, www-international@w3.org
Cc: rosenne@NetVision.net.il
Chris Lilley writes:

> On Oct 18, 12:00am, Keld J|rn Simonsen wrote:
> 
> > But why not just do as the standard prescribes [...]
> > Then you are following international standards.
> >
> > By the way, the text of 10646 with the latest addenda is available
> > in MS word format
> 
> Is it just me that finds that funny? So many ISO WG seem to use MS Word
> for document interchange. The definition, I believe, is 'what some verson
> of MS Word produces on some platform'. Yet ISO does have a standard or
> two about portable documents ...
> 
> As long as the proposed definition of an ISO HTML does not settle on
> 'what some version of HTML Assistant for Word emits on some platform'
> things will work out OK in the end, I suppose.

ISO/IEC JTC1 is shifting towards using its own standards, such as
SGML and also HTML. But it takes some time.

Keld
Received on Friday, 18 October 1996 13:52:01 GMT

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