Subject: Re: HTML text of CLTL2?
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1995/05/22
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>

[Mark Kantrowitz]

|   In article <>,
|   Erik Naggum  <> wrote:
|   >[Mark Kantrowitz]
|   >
|   >|   I have asked ANSI about making the standard available in a similar
|   >|   fashion.  As you may be aware, ANSI sells copies of the standard to
|   >|   cover its costs, so obviously they can't make it available for free.
|   >
|   >I thought part of the deal with ANSI was that the text should be made
|   >available for free.
|   This is definitely not the case, according to email I received from
|   Lynn Barra, the coordinator for Standards Processing for X3. If anybody
|   has a different story FROM AN OFFICIAL SOURCE, I would like to hear
|   about it.

I finally found the note from which I drew my conclusion.  sorry to
disappoint you all: all it says is that ANSI has agreed to let the draft
documents be freely distributable.  not a word about the final standard.

#<Erik 3010112675>
NETSCAPISM /net-'sca-,pi-z*m/ n (1995): habitual diversion of the mind to
    purely imaginative activity or entertainment as an escape from the
    realization that the Internet was built by and for someone else.