Cory Doctorow at 6:14 pm Sat, Sep 7, 2013 Boing Boing
“Rogue archivist Carl Malamud writes,
For the first time, a full standards bureau is now available on the Internet for people to examine. This archive is published for the people of India and the people of the world who wish to see the technical specifications for public safety that govern our modern society. The archive includes 18,825 standards. Many of them have txt file extracts and over 600 are already available in HTML, SVG, or MATHML renditions. “
As it stands here in the US it requires “search Fu” to find some things. Then the contextual relationship has to be considered in relation to the subject.