H. Peter Anvin (
14 Jul 1997 04:10:58 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Philip Blundell <>
In newsgroup:
> >Can somebody tell me where I can download a copy of ISO 9660?
> >It is the _only_ standard I need that I can't find on the net.
> ISO standards aren't usually available on the net. You have to buy
> them from ISO, which is (partly) how they fund their work. Same
> goes for the IEEE and other standards organisations.

Not always true. ISO requires that standards be submitted by certain
approved organizations, and some, such as ECMA, have much less obscene
redistribution rules, and often these standards are close enough to
the final form that the differences can be easily described.


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