PWG-ANNOUNCE> FW: ISO reaffirms free-of-charge use of its country, currency and language codes

PWG-ANNOUNCE> FW: ISO reaffirms free-of-charge use of its country, currency and language codes

PWG-ANNOUNCE> FW: ISO reaffirms free-of-charge use of its country, currency and language codes

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at sharplabs.com
Tue Sep 30 12:43:05 EDT 2003


Hi folks,

ISO has publicly stated that they will NOT charge royalties for
the use of ISO country, language, and currency codes.

The press release is well-written and worth reading (see link
below in Richard Ishida's message to the W3C I18N mailing list).

Cheers,
- Ira McDonald
  High North Inc


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida at w3.org]
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 11:21 AM
To: public-i18n-geo at w3.org; www-international at w3.org
Subject: ISO reaffirms free-of-charge use of its country, currency and
language codes



Here is a response from ISO about the question of royalties for use of
these codes:

http://www.iso.org/iso/en/commcentre/pressreleases/2003/Ref871.html

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Richard Ishida
W3C

contact info: http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/ 

http://www.w3.org/International/ 
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/ 

See the W3C Internationalization FAQ page
http://www.w3.org/International/questions.html




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