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Subject: Re: [boost] [any] new version
From: Ilya Bobyr (ilya.bobir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-17 17:03:09

On 9/17/2011 11:10 AM, Bronek Kozicki wrote:
> [...]
> Having said that, I agree the price for a copy of C++ 2011 standard is
> much too high and was happy to learn it's going to be much lower by
> 2012. If you don't want to buy it from American standarization body,
> go to your national one and ask if you can contribute to work of
> ISO/IEC committee JTC1/SC22/WG21 - technical experts have free access
> to relevant ISO documents, including copy of standard.

ISO web site actually says

> Orders for *ISO standards* and other *ISO publications* should
> normally be addressed to the ISO member in your country.

It means that if you are not in the United States you are not supposed
to by the $30 version and pay anything to any US organizations. I guess
it addresses this issue:

> As a matter of principle I don't want to finance INCITS (merely U.S.
> organization) and won't pay even $0.03.

Ilya Bobyr

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