Standards Commities

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Standard

Most people that have not been on a standards committee have no idea how Standards are made and how the people on the standards sommittee are choisen. I had no idea when I attended my first standards meeting in 1980 that I would be getting involved a an effort that would change the face of computing.

I spent 18 years of my career actively immersed in the standards process. A lot of interesting things happened during those 18 years. Here are a few of my more interesting memories: