X3 press release

Lynn Barra lbarra at cbema.org
Thu Oct 27 14:51:51 PDT 1994

<<<<<< Attached TEXT file named "PR/94-061" follows >>>>>>
Accredited Standards Committee*
X3, Information Technology


X3 Doc:   PR/94-061	
Reply to:	Deborah J. Greco (dgreco at cbema.org)

X3 Announces the Public Comment Period of ISO/IEC 9592-1:1989/DAM2: 
Information Processing Systems - Computer Graphics Programmer's 
Hierarchical Interactive Graphics Systems (PHIGS) - Part 1:  Functional 
description - Amendment 2:  to incorporate direct interpretation

Washington, DC, October 25, 1994 -- Accredited Standards Committee X3, 
Information Technology announces the two-month public review of 
ISO/IEC 9592-1/DAM2.  The public review extends from October 28, 
1994to December 27, 1994.

Part 1 of PHIGS, ISO/IEC 9592-1:1989, provides a set of functions for the 
display and modification of 2D or 3D graphical data.  Part 1 is extended by 
Amendment 2 (Direct Interpretation) to incorporate functionality which 
allows direct interpretation of primitives on specified targets.

Note:  This draft amendment is being processed simultaneously as an 
American National Standard and an International Standard.  Due to the 
International deadlines, comments received may not be received in time to 
be considered before the international draft amendment ballot is 
determined.  Therefore, all commentors are urged to submit your 
comments as early in the public review period as possible. Comments 
received after the international deadline will be addressed and considered 
for future balloting and/or revision.

Submit all comments to:  X3 Secretariat, Attn.:  Deborah J. Greco, 1250 Eye 
St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC  20005.  Send a copy to : ANSI, Attn.:  
BSR Center, 11 West 42nd St., New York, NY  10036.

A call is also issued at this time to the U.S. technical community for 
information regarding any known patent or like rights that may be 
required for compliance to this proposed ISO/IEC standards.  The 
applicable patent policy is contained in Annex G of the JTC 1 Directives 
(second edition, 1992) or may be obtained from the JTC1 TAG 
Administrator at the Washington, DC address noted below.

The document is available for $145.00 from:	American National 
Standards Institute, 11 W. 42nd St., New York, NY  10036, (212) 642-4900
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