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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-17 12:45:11

Bronek Kozicki wrote:
> simple really. ECMA is commercial organization . . .

Full stop right here.
(Facts 2 of 3)

"Ecma International is a not-for-profit association under Swiss
Law/Geneva, established in 1961

Purpose of Ecma: Development and publication of standards/TRs for
Information & Communication Technology and Consumer Electronics

Track record: 499 publications, many also published by ISO/IEC

Ecma publications are free of charge and can be freely downloaded from
the Ecma website

A-liaison with ISO/IEC JTC 1 accelerates Ecma technical input into JTC 1

ISO/IEC fast-track procedure (5-month international ballot) originally
proposed by Ecma and accepted in 1987"


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