The Austin Group today announced commencement of the review of
Draft 5 of the joint revision to POSIX and the Single UNIX
The Austin Common Standards Revision Group (CSRG) is a joint
technical working group established to consider the matter of a
common revision of ISO/IEC 9945-1, ISO/IEC 9945-2, IEEE Std 1003.1,
IEEE Std 1003.2 and the appropriate parts of the Single UNIX
Draft 5 is the first recirculation of the complete draft of the
specification. Concurrent IEEE balloting and The Open Group Company
Review will take place on this draft. Draft 5 totals some 3682
pages. Please see the reviewers notes which accompany the draft for
details of the changes in this draft.
There is an eight week review period commencing today and
completing at 8am UK time on February 15th 2001. A plenary review
meeting is being held during the week commencing March 5th to
process the comments arising from the Draft 5 review period.
Comments should be sent to the review reflector and use the
aardvark comment format (see
http://www.opengroup.org/austin/aardvark/format.html for more
The draft can be obtained from the Austin Group web site at
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