ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34 N182
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34/WG2 N47
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34/WG2
Information Technology --
Document Description and Processing
-- Information Presentation
|TITLE:||National Body Report of Japan|
|DISTRIBUTION:||SC34/WG2 and Liaisons|
National Body Report of Japan
1. RELAX submitted by Fast-Track Procedure
In 12 Oct. 2000, JISC (Japanese Industrial Standards Committee) submitted the RELAX (English version of JIS/TR X 0029:2000) to ISO as a fast track procedure document for DTR processing, with the recommendation that it come to SC34.
In 7 Nov. 2000, ISO circulated it to JTC1 P-members with the notification:
ISO/IEC DIS 22250-1 -- Information technology -- Text and office systems -- Regular Language Description for XML (RELAX) -- Part 1: RELAX Core Document Type : DIS (Fast Track) Sub Committee : 34 Voting Begins : 2000-11-02 Voting Terminates : 2001-05-02 Url : http://www.iso.ch/JTC1/SC34/DIS22250-1.zip Size : 380 Kbytes
Regarding the document type, Mr. M. Mita (JTC1/Japan) contacted with ISO Central Secretariat and clarified that ISO deal with the text as Type 3 DTR.
2. DSSSL Library
The JISC approved a DSSSL Library as JIS/TR X 0010:2000 in its June meeting. It was published in Oct. 2000. The DSSSL Library supports some typical style specifications required for a number of document types.
The editors of the library are now translating JIS/TR X 0010 into English and plan to submit it to ISO using fast-track procedure.