Re: Internationalized CLASS attributes

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.