Re: New draft Unicode technical reports available for review

From: Bob Verbrugge (
Date: Tue Nov 03 1998 - 01:50:56 EST


Are there any plans for adding programs/benchmarks which test the Unicode
complience of programs implementing technical reports? In my opnion this
would be usefull for developers as well as the Unicode consortiom itself in
certifying implementations to be Unicode compliant.

Bob Verbrugge.

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> Unicode Technical Committee (UTC) meeting #78 will be held the first week of
> December. As at every meeting, technical reports on
> will come up for
> discussion or approval. These papers can have significant impact on the
> recommendations for implementations and on Unicode conformance. Topics include
> how Unicode text is normalized for program identifiers and on the web, how
> Unicode text should line-break, how to deal with characters that can either
> have full-width or half-width in East Asian contexts, and how to sort Unicode
> characters.
> If you have any feedback on these topics, be sure to review the documents, and
> send your feedback to contact point listed in each paper. For consideration at
> any UTC meeting, you should make sure that your comments are sent well before
> the meeting dates.
> The draft technical reports include:
> UTR #15: Unicode Normalization Forms
> UTR #14: Line Breaking Properties
> UTR #13: Unicode Newline Guidelines
> UTR #11: East Asian Character Width
> UTR #10: Unicode Collation Algorithm
> In addition. we will be now be posting proposed draft technical reports as they
> become available. These are in an earlier stage of development, and have not
> yet been considered by the UTC, so feedback is especially valuable. Topics
> include how to handle Unicode characters in regular expressions, the structure
> and terminology for character encodings, handling Unicode on EBCDIC systems,
> coding annotations (Ruby), and the Unicode BIDI algorithm.
> UTR #18: Unicode Regular Expression Guidelines
> UTR #17: Character Encoding Model
> UTR #16: EBCDIC-Friendly UCS Transformation Format
> UTR #12: Support for Interlinear Annotations
> UTR #9: The Bidirectional Algorithm Reference Implementation
> (UTR #6: Standard Compression Scheme for Unicode (SCSU) has also been
> updated--editorial fixes only.)

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