ISO/IEC JTC1 N 4563
Information from ISO Central Secretariat
Correspondance from ISO Central Secretariat Regarding an ISO Template and Model Document(version 1.8) for the Preparation and Formatting of Draft Standards
ISO Central Secretariat
This document is forwarded to JTC1 National Bodies and SCs for information and use as appropriate.
P and L Members
SC Chairmen and Secretariats
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Secretariat, ISO/IEC JTC1, American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036; Telephone: 1 212 642 4932; Facsimile: 1 212 398 0023; Emai; firstname.lastname@example.org
our date: 1996-12-19
our reference: Template
TO THE ISO MEMBER BODIES
Dear Sir or Madam,
We are pleased to announce that the ISO template
and model document(version 1.8)for the preparation and formatting
of draft standards are now available on the ISO/CS FTP cerver.
The template and model document are designed not only to provide
on-the-spot assistance in the drafting of standards but also to
ensure that the electronic file of the document that you produce
As far as practicable, the typography and content
are in conformity with the rules given in the ISO/IEC Directives,
Part 3, 1989, although certain excoptions exist. Further details
are given in the reference manual provided with the template and
The model document may be used in all popular word
processing systems. The template provides in addition some automated
features intended to simplify document preparation, and can be
used with Word 6 and Word 7 under any version of Microsoft Windows.
Early next year both the template and the model document
will be revised for conformity with the forthcoming third edition
of the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 3; at that time they will also
be made available on diskette. Details of how to obtain the template
on diskette will be provided as appropriate. Meanwhile , you are
invited to download version 1.8 as described overleaf.
The Internet name of the server is "ftp.iso.ch".
Login with the username "anonymous". As
the password, specify your internet address.
The template is located in the directory "/usera/pub/out/template/aisov
HOW TO UNPACK THE ISO TEMPLATE AND MODEL DOCUMENT,
INSTALL.TXT: 2 970 bytes (1996-12-18T15:04)
ISOSTD.ZIP: 223 076 bytes (1996-11-18T06:41)
PKUNZIP.EXE: 29 378 bytes (1993-02-01T21:04)
Wherever possible, please use the template or model document for preparing all your drafts.
Queries and comments may be addressed to the following
people at the ISO Central Secretariat:
|technical queries:||Mr. G. Braendle (tel. +41 22 749 72 36; internet email@example.com)|
|Dr. A. Samarin (tel. +41 22 749 73 14; internet firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|editorial queries:||Mrs. J. Goodwin (tel. +41 22 749 72 92; internet email@example.com)|
|Mr F . Perrad (tel. +41 22 749 72 89; internet firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Deputy Director, Standards