Subject: Re: [boost] [any] new version
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-15 21:47:05
on Tue Sep 13 2011, Lars Viklund <zao-AT-acc.umu.se> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 01:48:31PM -0400, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> FWIW, the FDIS (FINAL Draft International Standard) is N3290.
> And for some reason, not publically available since FDIS was set in
> stone, unless you managed to sneak a copy before it was obliterated from
> public access.
> It's in my opinion, profit be damned, quite silly to have the standard
> for one of the largest languages out there locked down behind a paywall.
FWIW 1: It's a big concern among committee members, too, and there has
recently been lots of discussion about this on our reflector.
Unfortunately, prices are set by ISO.
FWIW 2: We expect INCITS to start selling the standard for $30 early
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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