Press-public review/DLT2 Format

Lynn Barra lbarra at
Thu Nov 17 12:46:25 PST 1994

<<<<<< Attached TEXT file named "PR/94-067" follows >>>>>>
Accredited Standards Committee*
X3, Information Technology


Doc No.:	PR/94-067
Reply To:	Lynn Barra
		lbarra at

X3 Announces the Public Comment Period of X3.266:199x, Magnetic Tape 
Cartridge for Information Interchange - 0.50 in (12.65 mm), Serial 
Serpentine, 112-Track 42 500 bpi (1 673 bpmm) DLT2 Format

Washington, D.C. , November 17, 1994 -- Accredited Standards Committee 
X3, Information Technology is announcing the public comment period of 

The comment period extends from November 25, 1994 through January 
24, 1995.

Provides the requirements for a tape cartridge to be used for information 
interchange among information-processing sys., communication systems, 
and associated equipment utilizing a standard code for information 
interchange as agreed upon by the interchange parties.  This standard 
deals with the requirements for the unrecorded cartridge and for 
recording on the enclosed magnetic tape.

A call for patents and pertinent issues (copyrights, trademarks) is now 
being issued by the X3 Secretariat.

Comments and correspondence should be submitted to: X3 Secretariat, 
Attn.:  Lynn Barra, 1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC  20005.  
Send a copy to: American National Standards Institute, Attn.: BSR Center, 
11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY  10036.

Copies of this draft can be purchased for $35.00 (domestic), $45.50 
(international) by contacting Global Engineering Documents, Inc., 15 
Inverness Way East, Englewood, CO 80112-5704. 1(800)854-7179 or 

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