Subject: Re: [boost] [any] new version
From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-17 08:42:13
Bo Persson wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Bo Persson wrote:
> > [...]
> >>> There are very many ISO/IEC standards priced at zero, see:
> >>> http://standards.iso.org/ittf/PubliclyAvailableStandards/
> >>> What is the problem to set zero price for ISO/IEC IS 14882?
> >> Those free standards seem to have a large corporation or
> >> international organization as a sponsor.
> > Looking at http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/meetings I
> > see
> > names of not small corporations such as IBM, Microsoft, Google, etc.
> > listed as Corporate Sponsors.
> Yes, that might be the problem.
> For some reason the free standards seem to have a SINGLE sponsor.
> Wonder why?
The names I mentioned are listed as ECMA ordinary members
and that doesn't prevent all of ECMA standards to be free of charge for
I never understood why C++ committee members do not want to simply get
rid of ISO for development and develop under ECMA with fast tracing to
ISO finished ECMA standard...
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