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Scope

Standardization in the field of document structures, languages and related facilities for the description and processing of compound and hypermedia documents, including:

  • languages for describing document logical structures and their support facilities
  • languages for describing document-like objects in web environments facilities
  • document processing architecture and formatting for logical documents facilities
  • languages for describing interactive documents facilities
  • multilingual font information interchange and related services facilities
  • final-form document architecture and page information interchange facilities
  • hypermedia document structuring language and application resources facilities
  • API's for document processing

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80

published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34

11

ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34

21

Participating countries

32

Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/AG 1 Forward planning Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/JWG 7 Joint JTC 1/SC 34-TC 46/SC 4-IEC/TC 100/TA 10 WG: EPUB Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/WG 4 Office Open XML Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/WG 6 OpenDocument Format Working group *
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/WG 8 Document processing and presentation Working group *

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 Coded character sets ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35 User interfaces ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 100 Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 Coded character sets ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 29 Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 46 Information and documentation ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Technical interoperability ISO
ISO/TC 171 Document management applications ISO
ISO/TC 171/SC 2 Document file formats, EDMS systems and authenticity of information ISO
ISO/TC 184/SC 4 Industrial data ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
Ecma International Ecma International A
OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) A
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
W3C World Wide Web Consortium C
Date Month Location TC/SC Note

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34 - Secretariat

JISC Japan
Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
Technical Regulations, Standards & Conformity Assessment Policy Unit
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
1-3-1, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100 - 8901
Japan

Tel: +81 3 35 01 94 71
Fax: +81 3 35 80 86 37

Secretariat direct:
Ms Toshiko Kimura
Tel: +81 3 3431 2808
Fax: +81 3 3431 6493