[lsb-discuss] ISO process

keld at keldix.com keld at keldix.com
Thu Jul 26 22:00:43 UTC 2012


On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 09:09:37AM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> 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 they 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?
> 
> Absolutely.
> 
> Do you have a reference the ISO process document so I can look through this?

It is the ISO directives 
http://www.iso.org/iso/standards_development/processes_and_procedures/iso_iec_directives_and_iso_supplement.htm/

the procedures are the ones for how to do things procedurally.

Best regards
keld


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