[sc34wg3] ISO style guide
Lars Marius Garshol
24 Nov 2002 19:01:22 +0100
* Sam Hunting
| Is there such a thing?
I've got two PDF documents titled
ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1: Procedures for the technical work
ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2: Rules for the structure and drafting of
that I got from Jim last year, and I guess it's the second one you
Anyone who wants a copy, let me know, and I'll send them to you. See
<URL: http://www.iso.ch/iso/en/stdsdevelopment/whowhenhow/directiv.html >
<URL: http://www.jtc1.org/directives/main.htm >
| I'm asking this question because of recent discussions on "should"
| and "shall." It may be that the ISO uses these words in (perhaps
| subtly) different ways than (say) W3C. If so, we should know, and a
| style guide would tell us.
If the ISO directives are silent on this I would suggest that we use
RFC 2119, but I would guess that ISO has its own rules.
<URL: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2119.txt >
Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian <URL: http://www.ontopia.net >
ISO SC34/WG3, OASIS GeoLang TC <URL: http://www.garshol.priv.no >