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USENIX is actively involved in the specification and development of standards in various areas. The Association has a long-standing tradition of publishing articles from participants in the various standards processes in its magazine, ;login:.

 

Request for Comments: Please take a few minutes to read Nick Stoughton'sUpdate on Standards from the October 2008 issue of ;login: and give him your opinion on the project.

 


 

Report received October 2008 (published in the December 2008 issue of;login:)

"Update on Standards: Diary of a Standards Geek, Part 2," by Nick Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received September 2008 (published in the October 2008 issue of;login:)

"Update on Standards: The USENIX Standards Project," by Nick Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received April 2008 (published in the June 2008 issue of ;login:)

"Update on Standards: Undue Influence?" by Nick Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received November 2007 (published in the February 2008 issue of;login:)

"Toward Attributes," by Nick Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received August 2007 (published in the October 2007 issue of;login:)

"Whither C++?" by Nicholas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received June 2007 (published in the August 2007 issue of ;login:)

"An Update on Standards: Revision Fever," by Nicholas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received February 2007 (published in the April 2007 issue of ;login:)

"Why Standardize?" by Nicholas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received December 2006 (published in the February 2007 issue of;login:)

"Multithreading in C and C++," by Hans Boehm, Bill Pugh, and Doug Lea

Report received October 2006 (published in the December 2006 issue of;login:)

"An Update on Standards," by Nicolas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received September 2006 (published in the October 2006 issue of;login:)

"Update on Standards: Diary of a Standard Geek," by Nicolas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison, and "Why Get Involved in POSIX?" by Andrew Josey, Chair of the Austin Group

Report received March 2006 (published in the April 2006 issue of ;login:)

Update on standards activities in 2005, by Nicolas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received March 2005 (published in the April 2005 issue of ;login:)

Update on standards activities in 2004, by Nicolas M. Stoughton, USENIX Standards Liaison

Report received April 2003 (published in the August 2003 issue of ;login:)

containing What's New In Technical Corrigendum Number 1 for IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 by Andrew Josey, Austin Group Status Update (April 15, 2003) by Andrew Josey, and Standards Briefing: The Linux Standard Base (LSB) by Andrew Josey

Report received August 2002 (published in the October 2002 issue of;login:)

containing Austin Group (POSIX) Status Update (May 14, 2002 by Andrew Josey and Committee Maintenance Procedures for the Approved Standard (POSIX) (revised May 21, 2002) by Andrew Josey

Report received May 2002 (published in the June 2002 issue of ;login:)

containing The Linux Standard Base: How Will It Benefit Linux? by Bill Claybrook

Report received March 2002 (published in the April 2002 issue of ;login:)

containing End of an Era by David Blackwood, The Single UNIX Specification, Version 3 by Andrew Josey, and Austin Group Status Update by Andrew Josey. (PDF).

Report received June 2001 (published in the August 2001 issue of ;login:)

Austin Group Status Update - June 1, 2001 by Andrew Josey

Report received May 2001 (published in the July 2001 issue of ;login:)

Update on POSIX Test Methods by Barry Hedquist

Report from the April issue of ;login:

Some Standardization News by Keld Simonsen

Reports received December 2000 (published in the February issue of;login:)

The Open Group Base Working Group Update by Andrew Josey
Austin, October 2000 Plenary for D4 Issue Resolution by Glen Seeds

Reports from the December 2000 issue

SRASS and Checkpoint Restart: Snitch Report for PASC .1h SRASS and .1m Checkpoint Restart Working Group July 2000 Update by Helmut Roth
POSIX.1 Revision Overview by Andrew Josey
The Future of PASC by Lowell Johnson
POSIX System Services Working Group—Realtime (SSWG-RT) by Joe Gwinn
Real-Time and Embedded Systems Forum Meeting Summary by Andrew Josey
Recent IEEE-SA Activities

Reports from August 2000

Austin Group Status Update by Andrew Josey
POSIX System Services Working Group—Realtime (SSWG-RT) by Joe Gwinn

 

Reports from June 2000

News About Standardization by Keld Simonsen
FAQ: ISO/IEC 106461 Versus Unicode by Alain LaBonté
The POSIX Bookshelf by David Blackwood

Reports from April 2000

The POSIX Bookshelf by David Blackwood
Austin Group Update by Andrew Josey
Recent Publications from The Open Group by Andrew Josey

Reports from February 2000

A New Editor by Nicholas M. Stoughton
Introductions by David Blackwood
POSIX Revision Project: Austin Group Status Update by Andrew Josey

Reports from October 1999

Joint Revision to POSIX and UNIX Standards by Nicholas M. Stoughton

Reports from August 1999

POSIX Update by Nicholas M. Stoughton
POSIX.1h SRASS and POSIX.1m Checkpoint Restart by Helmut Roth
Whither the X Window System? by Finnbarr P. Murphy

Reports from April 1999

Open Source—A Standards Success Story? by Nicholas M. Stoughton
Is Linux the Future of POSIX? by David Blackwood

Reports from February 1999

The Single European Currency by Finnbarr P. Murphy
POSIX.1h SRASS and POSIX.1m Checkpoint/Restart by Helmut Roth

Reports from December 1998

A Programmer's Overview of the POSIX.1d Draft Standard: Additional Realtime Extensions by Karen Gordon, Joe Gwinn, Jim Oblinger, and Frank Prindle

Reports from October 1998

The Future of POSIX by Nicolas M. Stoughton

Reports from August 1998

Cooperative Development - A Simple Model by Lowell Johnson
POSIX Realtime Extensions Subgroup by Joe Gwinn
ISO C Amendment 1 (MSE) by David Lindner and Finnbarr Murphy

Reports from June 1998
Happy Birthday, POSIX! Editorial by Nick Stoughton

Reports from April 1998

To Amend or to Revise? Editorial by Nick Stoughton
POSIX.1h: Services for Reliable, Available, and Serviceable Systems (SRASS) by Helmut Roth
The Single UNIX Specification, Version 2: Threads Extensions by Andrew Josey

Reports from February 1998

What Is POSIX? Editorial by Nicolas M. Stoughton
What Is POSIX by Lowell Johnson
Whither POSIX? A Proposal From The Open Group by Petr Janecek

Reports from December 1997

The Open Group Distributed System Management
Single UNIX Specification, Version 2
Internet Practices

Reports from October 1997

A Message from the Chair of PASC by Lowell Johnson 
Year 2000 Test Methods by Christina Drukala
The Open Group Distributed Management System by Nick Stoughton

Reports from August 1997

Editorial by Nicolas M. Stoughton 
The 30 Billion Dollar Mistakes of the 80's by Jim Isaak 
POSIX.1h: Services for Reliable, Available, and Serviceable Systems (SRASS) by Helmut Roth
The Open Group Distributed Systems Management Working Group by Nicolas M. Stoughton

Reports from October 1996

Are Standards Worth The Effort? by Nicolas M. Stoughton