Re: OT: price of standards (was Re: "Lost in translation")

From: Philipp Reichmuth (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 01:27:06 EDT

RP> It may be interesting to know that this subside is there for Iranian
RP> standards. One can buy a copy of a 40 page one with something like 0.50
RP> USD. This is specially important for very small businesses, as our
RP> standards sometimes even go to the details of production of some goods in
RP> the informational parts. Unfortunately, the quality has dropped in the
RP> 90s, and in case of IT standards, they have become just tranlations of ISO
RP> ones, sometimes even without appropriate localization.

And still awfully hard to read...

Philipp (once having forced himself through the better part of ISIRI

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