(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4643) Part 2 of the standard

David Muxworthy d.muxworthy
Wed Mar 14 11:30:47 EDT 2012

On 14 Mar 2012, Bill Long wrote:

>> The review also showed that a surprising number of countries (7) have national standards identical to the ISO one and five answered 'yes' to: "Is this International Standard used in your country without national adoption or are products used in your country based on this standard?".

> It is likely that these "yes" answers were uninformed. 

That's a bit insulting to the standards people in Canada and France.  

> I agree with Nick's comment that the focus of John's task was to determine whether additional intrinsics should be considered for Part 1.

If you say so.  My understanding was that the whole thrust of the discussion was to find a reason to withdraw part 2, so that's what went into the minutes and resolutions.  Given the relative priorities of current projects and given the SC22 decision made since the Garching meeting, WG5 could put this one on the back burner.


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