CAM approved by ANSI

Lohmeyer, John JLOHMEYE at
Mon Feb 19 09:33:00 PST 1996

* From the SCSI Reflector, posted by:
* "Lohmeyer, John" <JLOHMEYE at>

Doc No.:        X3/96-0139 - X O P T
Accredited Standards Committee  X3, Information Technology

X3 Secretariat, Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)
1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 200, Washington DC 20005-3922
Email:  x3sec at Telephone: 202-737-8888 FAX:  202-638-4922

Date:           February 6, 1996
Projects:       792, 822, 1023, 823, 900
Reply To:       Lynn Barra
                (202) 626-5738          lbarra at
To:             X3 Members, X3TC Subgroup Officers
From:           Lynn Barra, Coordinator, X3
Subject:        Notification of Approval/Adoption/Reaffirmation/Withdrawal

The American National Standards Institute completed final action on
February 5, 1996 for the following:

ANSI X3.232:1996
SCSI-2 Common Access Method Transport and SCSI Interface Module
(new standard) (X3T10)

ANSI X3.264:1996
Unrecorded Helical-Scan Digital Computer Tape Cassette for Information
Interchange, 19 mm (0.748 in) Type D-1
(new standard) (X3B5)

ANSI X3.266:1996
Magnetic Tape Cartridge for Information Interchange, 0.50 in  (12.65 mm),
Serial Serpentine, 112-Track, 42 500 bpi (1 673 bpmm), DLT2 Format
(new standard) (X3B5)

ANSI X3.274:1996
Programming Language REXX
(new standard) (X3J18)

ANSI X3.275:1996
Fault Isolation - Information Characterization
(new standard) (X3T8)

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if the order can be included with the original printing and you notify
the Director of Customer Services at ANSI of your requirements.  Please
inform appropriate personnel of these actions.  ANSI will insert the
appropriates notice in a forthcoming issue of Standards Action.

In accordance with BSR Procedures, those objecting to the approvals or
withdrawals are hereby notified of their right of appeal which must be
filed in writing with the Chairman of the BSR within 15 working days
after receipt of this notification.  The appeal must be based on due
process or lack of consensus and include a statement as to why the BSR
action should be modified.  The BSR will not render decisions on the
relative merits of technical matters, but it shall consider whether
due process was afforded technical concerns.

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