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Optical Drawing Standards Focus On “How,” Not “What”

Robert Parks

Now that the new ISO 10110 Optical Drawing Standard has been sent to the ISO Secretariat for printing as an international standard and there is an ANSI/ NAPM IT.11 Committee for administering U.S. national standards, a low level debate is going on about the potential for conflicting U.S. and international optical standards. This issue is of particular concern to the parties who want to convert U.S. military standards for optics into U.S. national standards and sell them as a means of raising money to support further optical standards writing activities.

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Optical Drawing Standards Focus On “How,” Not “What”

Robert Parks

Now that the new ISO 10110 Optical Drawing Standard has been sent to the ISO Secretariat for printing as an international standard and there is an ANSI/ NAPM IT.11 Committee for administering U.S. national standards, a low level debate is going on about the potential for conflicting U.S. and international optical standards. This issue is of particular concern to the parties who want to convert U.S. military standards for optics into U.S. national standards and sell them as a means of raising money to support further optical standards writing activities.

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Publish Date: 01 August 1993


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