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   Re: [xml-dev] ISO and the Standards Golden Hammer (was Re: [xml-dev] You

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Robin Cover wrote:

> Use of the Internet (less so, telephone) is of great assist,
> for the S/standards orgs that are willing to allow the
> bulk of the real work, and voting, to be done electronically.
> It's no help at all if the companies who control the
> meeting agenda deliberately set up essential F2F meetings
> on various continents with the deliberate goal of excluding
> participation by small(er) companies and individuals.

FWIF, when I had time to volunteer to do ISO stuff, my national body 
(the BSI) had funding available from the DTI (department of trade and 
industry) to help cover my travel and hotel costs.



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