[libstdc++,doc] Strip links to ANSI (web shop)

Submitted by Gerald Pfeifer on March 18, 2017, 6:44 p.m.

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Gerald Pfeifer March 18, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
On Wed, 15 Feb 2017, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> The C++14 standard is:
> http://webstore.ansi.org/RecordDetail.aspx?sku=ISO%2fIEC+14882%3a2014

Thanks, Jonathan!

>> What do you think?
> Should we make the FAQ link to the info in the manual, instead of just
> removing it?

Great idea.  Unfortunately I do not know the Docbook magic to do
this for the libstdc++ documentation, so I went ahead with the
simple version below.

Can you perhaps help making this a "real" link?

Gerald

2017-03-18  Gerald Pfeifer  <gerald@pfeifer.com>

	* doc/xml/manual/appendix_contributing.xml: Convert link to
	ansi.org to https.
	Update link to the C++ standard at ansi.org.

	* doc/xml/faq.xml: Remove information redundant with the above;
	instead add a reference.

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Index: doc/xml/manual/appendix_contributing.xml
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--- doc/xml/manual/appendix_contributing.xml	(revision 246258)
+++ doc/xml/manual/appendix_contributing.xml	(working copy)
@@ -45,9 +45,11 @@ 
 	  the standard from their respective national standards
 	  organization. In the USA, this national standards
 	  organization is
-	  <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://www.ansi.org">ANSI</link>.
-	  (And if you've already registered with them you can
-	  <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://webstore.ansi.org/RecordDetail.aspx?sku=INCITS%2fISO%2fIEC+14882-2012">buy the standard on-line</link>.)
+	  <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="https://www.ansi.org">ANSI</link>.
+	  (And if you've already registered with them you can <link
+	  xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink"
+	  xlink:href="https://webstore.ansi.org/RecordDetail.aspx?sku=ISO%2fIEC+14882%3a2014">buy
+	  the standard on-line</link>.)
 	</para>
       </listitem>
 
Index: doc/xml/faq.xml
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--- doc/xml/faq.xml	(revision 246258)
+++ doc/xml/faq.xml	(working copy)
@@ -1177,25 +1177,7 @@ 
   </question>
   <answer xml:id="a-get_iso_cxx">
     <para>
-    Copies of the full ISO 14882 standard are available on line via
-    the ISO mirror site for committee members.  Non-members, or those
-    who have not paid for the privilege of sitting on the committee
-    and sustained their two-meeting commitment for voting rights, may
-    get a copy of the standard from their respective national
-    standards organization.  In the USA, this national standards
-    organization is ANSI and their website is
-    right <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://www.ansi.org">here</link>.  (And if
-    you've already registered with them, clicking this link will take
-    you to directly to the place where you can
-    <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://webstore.ansi.org/RecordDetail.aspx?sku=ISO%2FIEC+14882:2003">buy the standard on-line</link>.
-    </para>
-    <para>
-    Who is your country's member body?  Visit the
-    <link xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xlink:href="http://www.iso.ch/">ISO homepage</link> and find out!
-    </para>
-    <para>
-    The 2003 version of the standard (the 1998 version plus TC1) is
-    available in print, ISBN 0-470-84674-7.
+    Please refer to the Contributing section in our manual.
     </para> 
   </answer>
 </qandaentry>