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Subject: Re: [office] Update on going to ISO


Karl F. Best wrote:
> Patrick:
> Good news, indeed. OASIS has had success in the past with submitting ou 
> completed work to ISO; the four ebXML OASIS Standards were submitted to 
> and approved by ISO TC 154 as ISO TSs.
> I'll point you to the OASIS Liaison Policy at 
> http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/liaison_policy.php#submitwork for 
> the process for submitting OASIS work to another org.


We are some time away from a final version that would be making the trek 
but appreciate your help in making advanced preparation for it.

Hope you are having a great day!


> -Karl
> Patrick Durusau wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I checked with the members of V1 (the US national committee to JTC 1, 
>> SC34) on the route to take the OpenOffice OASIS specification to ISO.
>> OASIS is a full liason to SC34 so once the OpenOffice is in the proper 
>> format, it can go directly to DIS (Draft International Standard stage).
>> Re-formatting will be required. Same experience as RELAX-NG, which 
>> also went from an OASIS to ISO in SC34. I have been told there were a 
>> number of transformation stylesheets prepared in connection with that 
>> effort, but I suspect they will be guidance as to what we need to do, 
>> since the OpenOffice specification is in OpenOffice format.
>> Both Jim Mason, convenor of SC34 (was around pre-SGML and following) 
>> as well as Jon Bosak thought that SC34 would be a good place for the 
>> OpenOffice Format Specification.
>> I think you can count on the support of the rest of V1 in terms of 
>> assisting in sheparding the OpenOffice Specification through the ISO 
>> process.
>> Hope everyone is having a great day!
>> Patrick

Patrick Durusau
Director of Research and Development
Society of Biblical Literature
Chair, V1 - Text Processing: Office and Publishing Systems Interface
Co-Editor, ISO 13250, Topic Maps -- Reference Model

Topic Maps: Human, not artificial, intelligence at work!

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