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Overview

The BSI C++ panel, more formally known as IST/5/-/21, is responsible for the UK standardisation process for C++. Much of this work involves interaction with SC22/WG21 the ISO working group for C++.

The BSI interests are represented at the formal meetings of SC22/WG21 by a small delegation, usually consisting of two or three members of the BSI panel.

One member of the delegation is the "Principal UK Expert", or "PUKE" (!), and votes for the UK in any formal motions.

Meeting Schedule

A lot of work is done electronically though a members-only yahoo group and there also are a number of face to face meetings held each year; although a combination of geography and other commitments means that only a minority of members are able to attend these.

The confirmed BSI C++ panel meeting dates for 2014 are:

  • Mon 03 Feb
  • Mon 17 Mar
  • Mon 9 Jun
  • Mon 21 Jul
  • Mon 27 Oct
  • Mon 15 Dec

The meetings for 2013 were:

All meetings are held at the BSI: 389 Chiswick High Road, London, W4 4AL. These and other relevant panel meetings are shown in our Google Calendar.

Membership

The BSI C++ panel consists of a number of people, not all resident in the UK, who share a common interest in C++ and a desire to help with standardising the language as it continues to develop.

Membership of the BSI C++ Committee is voluntary. There is no payment for membership nor charges for joining.

If you are interested in finding out more please email.

Spring 2013 JTC1/SC22/WG21 C++ Standards Committee Meeting

The UK Panel hosted the spring 2013 C++ Standards Committee. The six day meeting was held in Bristol, UK, April 15 – 20, 2013. The meeting venue and host hotel was the Marriott Hotel, Bristol City Centre.

The official announcement can be seen in http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2012/n3397.pdf.

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