It had been discussed how we could get Dublin Core 1.1 through a formal standardisation process in ISO - International Standard Organization.
This process is now immediately impending. NISO has proposed the national US Standard Z39.85 - which is Dublin Core 1.1 - to go through the fast track procedure in ISO. The framework is TC46 / SC4 and the ballot started August 22.
The rules are:
We have contacted people from the DCMI Community in countries with members of TC46/SC4 and asked them to contact the national body to support voting YES without comments.
Meeting in DCMI Standards Working Group at DC-2002 (Thursday October 17, 2002 in Florence. Italy)
Review of the fast track procedure in ISO TC46/SC4 Formal standardization of other parts of DC (An introductory presentation will be sent to the list before the meeting)
Chair, DCMI Standards Working group