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ISO/IEC   JTC1/SC22 is the international standardization subcommittee for programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces. SC22 is oftentimes called the "portability subcommitee". An article from the ISO Bulletin magazine describing some SC22 advances is available.

The official information on SC22 is from Oct 2007 maintained by ANSI. with The site here is maintaining a copy of the document store, and is updated at irregular intervals.

To obtain the international standards from SC22, please contact your national member body.

SC22 has the following working groups:

In addition SC22 has a prototype WG web page

The following former SC22 working groups and other working groups are no longer active, though those marked * still have one or more project editors responsible for maintenance and for any remaining work:

SC22 has had the following other working groups: In addition SC22 is responsible within ISO/IEC JTC1 for the following projects: Other information available is:

If you want further information, or want to participate, please contact your national member body or one of the contact addresses.