[lsb-discuss] ISO process

Carlos O'Donell carlos_odonell at mentor.com
Thu Jul 26 13:09:37 UTC 2012

On 7/25/2012 6:56 PM, keld at keldix.com wrote:
> Actually, come to think of it, there is another route procedurally
> in ISO that could be quite attractive, seen from a ressources view, and also
> for coordination/maintenance purposes.
> The ISO project editor is actually allowed to do most things himself,
> given that there is no ISO working group.  So he can decide to do
> a revision of the standard, forward any document he wants for ballot,
> do a resolution of the ballots and resubmit the resulting draft.
> He can form ad hoc editing groups according to some ISO rules, and call meetings,
> including teleconferences, according to ISO procedures, which are
> not that difficult.
> So we can have an ISO project editor, that initiates one or more meetings, and
> those meetings could be the same meetings as what is the LSB group meetings,
> which from time to time may also be labelled ISO LSB meetings.
> This is kind of what is being done in the POSIX Austin group -
> although the do it more formally there.
> The above outlined procedures are actually the default ISO procedures given that
> there is not a working group, nor a functioning sponsoring organisation.
> Pretty lightweight, huh?


Do you have a reference the ISO process document so I can look through this?

Carlos O'Donell
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