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Re: RELAX NG is now an International Standard

list of country and language
Roger L. Costello scripsit:

> > Remember that ISO has tried to impose a licensing fee on use of 
> > their country code standard. Given that sad effort, I would 
> > advise against use of any ISO standard if there was a viable 
> > alternative. If they can do it for country codes, they can 
> > impose licensing fees for use of any of their standards, 
> > e.g., Relax-NG.

1) RELAX NG is both an Oasis standard and an ISO one, with identical technical

2) No charge is made for the use or implementation of any ISO standard; charges
   are made for copies of the standards document itself.  In the special cases
   of the country-code, language-code, and currency-code standards, where the
   standards document *is* the standard in effect, ISO charges for copies of
   the code list in database-ready format.  You are still free, however, to
   type in the codes yourself, and the content is available all over the net.

> A second question: what implementations are there of RELAX NG?

See http://www.relaxng.org/#software .

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