[sc34wg3] Editorial structure of N0396

Mary Nishikawa sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Tue, 22 Apr 2003 23:16:27 +0900

>*Martin Bryan
>Now that we have formally voted to prepare a multi-part standard, a forward
>that covers all parts has to be written by some editor appointed by the
>working group, as does a scope which covers all the parts (which will be
>supplemented in each part by a statement of what that part does. All
>references to parts other than the one you are writing will have to take the
>form "Part X of this standard" instead of referring to something like SAM,
>XTM, HyTM and TMM as the current non-ISO conformant draft texts do. None of
>the current texts is in adequate form for distribution as a DIS, but first
>CDs do not need to be so complete, and most of the drafts are just about
>acceptable as first CDs. (SAM, XTM and HyTM share a common structure and
>format at present, which makes it obvious they are designed to work

Yes, This is a very clear explanation. I was thinking along the same lines.

I know that Steve mentioned preparing slides for our discussions,
and this is a good contribution for the description of the structure.

I was wondering who will be leading this discussion, Jim perhaps?

-- Mary