Ecma International released its comments on the BRM.

The Ballot Resolution Meeting was a very productive and positive meeting, where National Bodies' representatives worked together very hard, resolving many issues, to come to an improved final DIS 29500 text..."

The point I have been making about the success of the BRM is based on the the very simple and well understood principle that the BRM (and the months leading up to it of work) are about improving the specification. Please see my earlier posts (this one, and this one) regarding the details of my opinion.