IEC/ISO publish standards writing primer

As promised, this month's focus is on the three-volume IEC/ISO Directives for the preparation of international technical standards—Procedures for the technical work, Methodology for the development of International Standards, and Drafting and presentation of International Standards. The procedures volume details the establishment of technical committees and subsidiary groups, and secretariats to support their work. It then reviews the five stages in the development of International Standards, from proposal through publication, including schedules. Sample document forms for each step are given in the 13 appendices.

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