Access to NISO Standards

Subject: Access to NISO Standards
From: Tom Warren <TWARREN -at- OSUVM1 -dot- BITNET>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 1993 11:59:39 CST

For all interested in Standards (NISO): The latest issue of INFORMATION
STANDARDS, Vol. 5, No. 3, July 1993, pp. 11-12 lists a way to access the
NISO Information Server (for FTP):
1. FTP to
2. Sign on as anonymous
2b. Use your userid on your system as the password
3. Change directory to cd gopher-data/niso
4. List available files by dir
5. Retrieve a file with the get command: get <filename> <yourname>
where <filemane> is the name of the fiule on the server and <yourname>
is the name you wish to give the file when it is sent to your system.
Procedural questions may be sent to
Mark Hinnebusch, Assistant Director, Florida Center for Library
I am not sure what all is on the server, but those asking me about
Z39.18 may be able to get copies that way or at least information about
the standard.
STATUS: Comments have gone to the Committee Chair and the next round
should begin soon. I will post a note here inviting
comments--especially from STC members (I'm representing STC on the
Tom Warren
twarren -at- vm1 -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu
twarren -at- osuvm1 -dot- bitnet

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