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ISO
Last modified: Friday, September 24, 2004 

Short for International Organization for Standardization. Note that ISO is not an acronym; instead, the name derives from the greek word iso, which means equal. Founded in 1946, ISO is an international organization composed of national standards bodies from over 75 countries. For example, ANSI (American National Standards Institute) is a member of ISO. ISO has defined a number of important computer standards, the most significant of which is perhaps OSI (Open Systems Interconnection), a standardized architecture for designing networks.

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ISO Ada standards home page
Official ISO JTC1/SC22/WG9 (Ada) site.

ISO C home page
Official JTC1/SC22/WG14 (C programming language) site.

ISO COBOL home page
Official ISO JTC1/SC22/WG4 (COBOL) site.

ISO Coded character sets home page
Official JTC1/SC2 (Coded character sets) site.

ISO internationalization standards home page
Official ISO JTC1/SC22/WG20 (Internationalization) site.

ISO Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set home page
Official JTC1/SC2/WG2 (UCS) site.

ISO's technical documentation committee's home page
This is the informational page for the ISO Subcommittee that develops and maintains ISO standards on the presentation, identification and description of documents. Here you can find general ISO information, standards, and meeting information.

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Yahoo!'s directory of International Standards Organization (ISO).

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