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iso-

(word root) equal
Examples of words with the root iso-: isometric

ISO

 (ī′ĕs-ō′)
n.
An organization, the International Organization for Standardization, that sets standards in many businesses and technologies, including computing and communications.

[From Greek īsos, equal.]

ISO

(ˈaɪsəʊ)
n
(Units) International Organization for Standardization
[Greek isos equal; often wrongly thought to be an abbreviation for International Standards Organization]

ISO

International Standardization Organization.

iso-

a combining form meaning “equal”: isochromatic; in chemistry, used in the names of substances that are isomeric with the substance denoted by the base word: isocyanic acid.
Also, esp. before a vowel, is-.
[< Greek, comb. form of ísos equal]
Translations

ISO

N ABBR =International Standards OrganizationOIN f
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The JTC1 committee is the reason most of us in IT (well, those who need to review global standards, that is ...) are used to seeing "ISO/IEC" standards instead of just ISO or just IEC standards.
All these efforts got rewarded when 10 major countries, led by United States, together with previously oppositional Intel and Broadcom, greatly changed their attitudes and embraced WAPI standard at ISO/IEC JTC1 S6 Tokyo meeting in 2009, where most delegates, from both nation-states and private sectors, agreed to promote WAPI as an international standard (Hong, 2009).
ISO/IEC JTC1 S6 began to formally consider WAPI by in October 2005 when the standard, along with 802.11i, was placed on a ballot for approval by ISO/IEC members.
Those who wish to claim that their products are explicitly conformant to or compatible with Sun's Java[TM] product or platform, however, may do so by entering into a licensing agreement with Sun on a fair and non-discriminatory basis on reasonable terms, as many companies do." Sun Response to ISO/IEC JTC1 N4811 and N4833, [sections] 2.4 (last modified Nov.
However, ECMA will eventually submit its Java standard to ISO/IEC JTC1 and once that goes to ballot, "subordinate groups like SC22 and JSG would not be able to hold meetings on the ballot topic." The "evolution/maintenance issue [carried over from Sun's aborted ISO-PAS submission] must still be a concern," it says.
They have well described the current liaison approach between ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1) on Information Technology and the World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as an example of bridging the gap between the consensus and consortia standards processes.
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0 en, Identification cards&test methods&part 6: proximity cards," JTC1, 2010.
China National Information Technology Standardization (NITS), which is led by National Standardization Administration Committee and Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People's Republic of China, is responsible for the national standardization in information technology and ISO/IEC JTC1 related areas.
(107) JTC1 SC27, "Catalogue of SC27 Projects and Standards," SC27 Standing Document 7, 20 August 2003, [http://www2.ni.din.de/sixcms/media.php/1377/ sc27n3647_sd7_catalog_proj_stand_aug2003.htm].
In this way Sun hopes to be able to retain control over the future development of Java which it would have had to give up under new rules adopted by ISO's JTC1 committee and applied to the PAS process that Sun has now abandoned.