From: Benjamin M Scarborough (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 27 2007 - 19:59:34 CST
David Starner wrote:
>On Nov 27, 2007 1:07 PM, Andrew West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> All ISO committees have their own n-numbers, so SC2 n-numbers are
>> different from SC2/WG2 n-numbers, which are different from SC2/WG2/IRG
>> It's not rocket science.
>Funny that; it sounds a lot like the rocket science that crashed a
>probe on Mars because it couldn't decide between metric and imperial.
>Anyone else find it incredibly, mind-bogglingly stupid to label a
>series of documents n1, n2 and so on, when you know that someone else
>is also labeling an overlapping set of documents n1, n2, and so?
>There's 26 letters of the English alphabet, so even if you have to use
>letter+number format, you can use a different letter.
It isn't supposed to be "N1380" or "N3356," though. It's supposed to be
"IRG N1380" or "WG2 N3356," which -is- unique.
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