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Subject: Re: [boost] [any] new version
From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-16 06:21:18

Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Tue Sep 13 2011, Lars Viklund <> 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
> next year.

There are very many ISO/IEC standards priced at zero, see:

What is the problem to set zero price for ISO/IEC IS 14882?


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