noting the report submitted by Dr. Komachi (JISC) concerning ISO/IEC TR 9573-11:2004,
congratulates Dr. Komachi and JISC for the results achieved so far,
invites the JTC1 representative in ITSIG to secure coordination among the project team led by Dr. Komachi and the JTC1 SCs interested in authoring XML documents, with the aim of developing a harmonized approach to be followed by interested ISO technical groups,
further invites Dr. Komachi and JISC to provide additional information and guidance to support the implementation of ISO/IEC TR 9573-11:2004,
Concerning the broader issue of authoring XML documents throughout the ISO system, ITSIG
notes that widely adopted text editors — notably MS Word — are not yet able to generate XML files of adequate quality, and
confirms the approach followed so far by ITSIG on XML authoring, i.e:
to continue with the pilot project lead by Dr. Komachi in collaboration with ISO/CS and JTC1, aiming at consolidating an ISO/XML DTD and related style specification to be used by those technical groups interested in generating document files in XML format.