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The C++ standardization process is democratic. The committee is called WG21 (Working Group 21) and was formed in 1990-91. The officers of WG 21 are:

  • Convener: chairs the WG21, sets the meeting schedule, and appoints Study Groups
  • Project Editor: applies changes to the working draft of the C++ standard
  • Secretary: assigns minutes of the WG21 meetings

The image shows you the various subgroups and Study Groups of the committee.

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